IND vs NZ, 2nd ODI: India, New Zealand 2nd ODI- The game will be canceled if it doesn’t start in another hour!

IND vs NZ, 2nd ODI: Varuna is blocking the second ODI between India and New Zealand. India lost the toss and started batting. The rain started in the fifth over of the innings. By then, Team India scored 22 runs without losing a wicket. Shubman Gill is at the crease with 19 runs and Shikhar Dhawan with 2 runs. Still the rain has not subsided. 

Though Varuna interrupts from time to time.. Match‌ The game was shortened to 29 overs and started. Once again Varuna interrupted. With this, the umpires stopped the game at 12.5 overs. Earlier the opener‌ Shikhar Dhawan‌ (3) Suryakumar, who came into the crease after early dismissal; (34*) along with another opener Shubman Gill (45*) anchored the Indian innings. Both of them built a half-century partnership (66) for the second wicket. Score 89/1 in 12.5 overs. It is known that the match was shortened to 29 overs due to rain. But by 1.05 pm the match‌ If it doesn’t start there are chances of cancellation.

 

🚨 UPDATE

8.35 PM (Local Time) – 01.05 PM IST is now the latest we can start for a 20 overs per side match.

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In the second ODI against India, New Zealand won the toss and chose to bowl. The team made a change. Michael Bracewell replaces Adam Milne. Till now the pitch is covered with covers. So I think it is suitable for seamers. Hope our pacers get off to a good start. Said Kiwis captain Williamson. 

Team India captain Shikhar Dhawan said that if he wins the toss, he will choose to bowl first. But he said that he will bat with a positive attitude. India made two changes. Deepak Chahar replaced Shardul Thakur and Deepak Hooda replaced Sanju Samson.

Batting OK

India looks strong in batting. In the first ODI, openers Shikhar Dhawan and Shubman Gill gave a fantastic start. Shreyas and Sanju Samson built the innings. But in the middle order, Pant and Surya returned to a low score. Pant’s failure continues in ODIs as well. Surya needs to excel in ODIs. And finally, Washington Sundar played the finishing innings. If all the batsmen work together, a big score is sure. 

Will the bowling improve!

Improving the bowling is essential for India. Our bowlers could not even save the target of 300 in the first ODI. They need to find ways to tie Latham and Williamson, who have been consistently good against India for years in this format. The young pacer‌ Umran‌ Malik‌ He impressed with a speed of over 145 kmph. Arsh‌Deep‌ Swing‌ He struggled with pace even though he had the ability to do it. Shardul‌ Thakur‌ The rhythm is wrong. Spinner‌ Chahal‌ Also needs to recover. Now the sixth bowling‌ Lack of alternative has become a problem for India. All of the top 6 batsmen who have played in Auckland have bowled. Can’t do it. In this context, the sixth bowler‌ To overcome the problem Team‌India All‌rounder‌ Deepak‌ Huda was taken. Shardul‌ In place of Deepak‌ Chahar‌ came into the team.

Kiwis in force

On the other hand New Zealand‌ Entering the ring with redoubled enthusiasm. Wants to continue the winning streak on home soil. Batters like Finn Allen, Glenn Phillips, Kane Williamson, Tom Latham are difficult to stop. Kiwis are also looking better in bowling. The New Zealand bowlers did not give enough runs despite the openers putting up a century partnership. Also, in the middle overs, Team India tied the batsmen. India lost the chance to score more. Southee, Braswell, Henry, Ferguson will carry the pace bowling section of the team. 

New Zealand Final Team:

 Finn Allen, Devon Conway , Kane Williamson (captain), Darryl Mitchell, Tom Latham (wicket keeper), Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Michael Bracewell, Matt Henry, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson.

India Final Squad:

Shikhar Dhawan (captain), Shubham Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicket), Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, Deepak Chahar, Umran Malik, Arsh‌deep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal.

 

 

Rain delays are for catch-ups 😃

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