- Deepak Chahre also hit 21 off just 8 balls
- Rohit Sharma enjoyed the smoky batting of Hershal Patel-Deepak Chahar
- Deepak hit a six on the face that Rohit Sharma himself saluted
Rohit Sharma once again won the toss at the historic Eden Gardens in Kolkata, but this time the team decided to bat first. During the batting, India’s lower-order batsmen batted vigorously in the overs and Rohit Sharma himself enjoyed it to the fullest.
One such important moment was captured on camera when Deepak hit a six in the face. Rohit Sharma saluted Deepak after he hit a six in the face. Adam Milne hit a huge six in the last over. Deepak hit a six off Adam Milne’s bowling with a flat bat and the ball landed in the long on stands.
Deepak’s face batted very well. He also hit 21 off just eight balls and was unbeaten. India lost 7 wickets and gave New Zealand a target of 184 runs. At one stage, India were 140 for 6 in 16.1 overs. Deepak made a face with two fours at the beginning of the over. Milne’s last over was 19 runs.
Deepak Chahar’s batting helped India reach a challenging score. Earlier, Hershal Patel also hit 18 off 11 balls. He hit sixes in Loki Ferguson’s last over. Earlier, Rohit Sharma scored 56 off 31 balls and Ishaan Kishan, who was included in place of KL Rahul, scored 29 runs. The two had a 69-run partnership for one wicket. Mitchell Sentner was captaining the match from New Zealand.