- New Zealand Scored 132 Runs, India Scored 135 for 3 Wickets in 17.3 Overs.
- KL Rahul Scored 57 and Shreyas Iyer Scored 44, Both Share 86 Runs Partnership.
- India Lead 2–0 in Five T20 Series, Third Match to be Held in Hamilton on 29 January
India Beat New Zealand by 7 wickets in the second match of the five T20 series. The New Zealand team won the toss and decided to bat in the match played at Eden Park in Auckland on Sunday. He scored 132 runs for 5 wickets in 20 overs. The Indian team, chasing the target, scored 135 runs in 3 wickets in 137.3 overs.
With this victory, India defeated New Zealand in two consecutive matches in the first T20. India went ahead 2–0 in the series. He won his first match by 5 wickets. The third match between the two teams will be played in Hamilton on 29 January.
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Rahul Hit 11th Career Half-Century
Rahul scored his 11th career half-century. He scored an unbeaten 57 not out. Shreyas Iyer scored 44 runs. Rahul and Iyer shared an 86-run partnership for the third wicket. Shivam Dubey remained unbeaten after scoring 8 runs. He won Team India by hitting six.
Rohit and Kohli Could not Play Big Innings
Earlier, opener Rohit Sharma returned to the pavilion after scoring 8 runs off 6 balls. He was caught by Ross Taylor off Tim Southee. Captain Virat Kohli was dismissed by 11 runs. His catch was caught by Shiffert off the ball of Saudi.
Guptill and Shifert Scored 33-33 Runs
For New Zealand, Martin Guptill and Tim Schiffert scored 33–33 runs. Ravindra Jadeja took 2 wickets for India the most. Shardul Thakur, Shivam Dubey and Jaspreet Bumrah had one success each.
Guptill-Munro Shared a 48-Run Partnership in 6 Overs.
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson could score 16 runs off 20 balls. Chahal caught him off Jadeja’s ball. Guptill hit four fours and two sixes. He shared a 48-run partnership in 6 overs for the first wicket with Colin Munro. Munro was dismissed for 26 runs off 25 balls. Kohli caught him off Shivam Dubey.
Grandhom Proved to be a Flop for the Second Consecutive Match
Colin de Grandholm returned to the pavilion for 3 runs. Jadeja caught him on his own ball. He was dismissed without opening an account in the previous match. Ross Taylor was out for 18 off 24 balls. Bumrah got Rohit caught by him.
New Zealand Full Off Against India in T20 Cricket
A total of 13 T20 International matches has been played between India and New Zealand so far. The surprising thing is that in these 13 matches, the Indian team has won only 4 times, while the Kiwi team has won 8 matches. At the same time, there is a match between the two countries. Apart from this, from the year 2016 till now the only New Zealand team is such that has beaten India in 3 bilateral T20 series. In such a situation, the Virat Army will have to be cautious against the Kiwi team. India Beat New Zealand by 7 Wickets.
There is no Change in the Playing Eleven of Both Teams
Earlier, there was no change in the playing eleven of both teams. The first match was also played on the same ground, in which India achieved the target of 204 runs for 4 wickets.
Both teams Playing XI:
India: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Lokesh Rahul (wicketkeeper), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Shivam Dubey, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jaspreet Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Shardul Thakur.
New Zealand: Kane Williamson (captain), Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Colin de Grandhom, Ross Taylor, Tim Shiffert (wicketkeeper), Mitchell Santner, Blair Tickner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Hamish Bennett.