Indian team’s bowling proved to be a flop, even after scoring 306 runs, New Zealand lost by 7 wickets

All is not going well for the Indian team. Today, Team India has faced defeat in the first ODI against New Zealand. New Zealand won the toss and invited Team India to bat first. Batting first, Team India had given a target of 306 runs to New Zealand and 307 runs to the hosts. This was easily achieved by the New Zealand team. Indian bowlers were seen struggling a lot in front of New Zealand batsmen. New Zealand’s three wickets fell easily. But the partnership between captain Kane Williamson and Tom Latham for the fourth wicket changed the course of the match. Tom Latham batted tremendously in front of Indian bowlers and won the team.

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Tom Latham also scored his century in today’s match. Tom Latham got off to a slow start. But later he opened the front against the Indian bowlers, batting fast, he scored an innings of 145 runs in 104 balls, which included 19 fours and 5 sixes. All the bowlers from India have looted a lot of runs. Arshdeep Singh gave away 68 runs in 8.1 overs. At the same time, Shardul Thakur also gave 63 runs in 9 overs. Umran Malik, playing his first debut match, achieved two successes but looted 66 runs in 10 overs. Yuzvendra Chahal, who was included in the team as a spinner, also gave 67 runs in 10 overs and could not achieve any success. There was a partnership of more than 200 runs between Kane Williamson and Tom Latham. Williamson scored 94 runs in 98 balls.

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Earlier, on the basis of half-century innings of Shreyas Iyer (80), captain Shikhar Dhawan (72) and Shubman Gill (50), India scored 306 runs for seven wickets here on Friday in the opening match of the three-match series. Washington Sundar’s unbeaten aggressive innings of 37 runs in 16 balls in the last over took the team’s score beyond 300. During this, he hit three fours and as many sixes. While Iyer hit four fours and four sixes in his 76-ball innings, Dhawan hit 13 fours in 77 balls. He shared a 124-run partnership for the first wicket with Gill. Gill hit one four and three sixes in his 65-ball innings. Lockie Ferguson (59 runs in 10 overs) and Tim Southee (73 runs in 10 overs) took three wickets each for New Zealand.

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