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India v NZ Live: Santner returns, removes Shankar


INDIA INNINGS (Target: 213)

End of Over 11: Tickner puts a plug on the obstacles with a decent seven-run over. 115/2

End of Over 10: India's 100 comes up in nine.2 overs as Pant deposits Sodhi for a six, and ends the over with every other BIG SIX to reach 23 off simply 6 balls. Rohit is on 29 off 22 balls.

End of Over nine: OUT! Santner strikes. Vijay Shankar's cameo involves an end, stuck via Grandhomme off a slog-sweep for 43 o ff 28 balls. New man Pant, despite the fact that, ends the over on big-hitting be aware with a four and a six. 92/2

End of Over 8: Shankar sends Sodhi over deep extra cover for a six after which dispatches him over deep mid wicket. Two back-to-back sixes for Shankar. 14 runs off Sodhi's over. 76/1, want 137 more runs to win in 72 balls.

Ish Sodhi comes into the attack. Skipper Williamson is having a discussion with him.

End of Over 7: Excellent over from Santner. Just 5 runs off his over. 62/1, want 151 more runs to win in 78 balls.

End of Over 6: Shankar gets every other boundary. The all-rounder smashes Scott over mid on. 50-run partnership comes up between Shankar and Rohit. 57/1

End of Over 5: Good use of the feet from Rohit. He sends Southee for back-to-back obstacles. 11 runs off Southee's over. 49/1, want 164 more in 90 balls.

End of Over four: Tickner to Shankar. Shankar plays this with comfortable arms and the ball sails over brief 0.33 man for a boundary. nine runs off Tickner's over. 38/1

End of Over three: Kuggeleijn comes into the attack and provides away two obstacles - because of the 2 obstacles hit via Shankar, who's taking a look very comfy. 29/1

End of Over 2: Tim Southee off to a disciplined get started, except for that deft steer via Rohit for a boundary down at the third-man space. 18/1

End of Over 1: OUT! Dhawan (5) falls in the first over of India's run-chase, stuck via Mitchell in the deep off spinner Santner. Eventful first over as NZ start with spin. A boundary via Dhawan, then a wicket, followed via 5 wides. India 11/1. Vijay Shankar comes out to enroll in his skipper.

Players walk out on the field for India's reply, to be led via openers Rohit Dhawan and Shikhar Dhawan.


End of Over 20: The Kiwis finish with 212/four. Six and a four via Ross Taylor in the final over. This would require some chasing from India, in the event that they wish to end the excursion on every other series-winning be aware. Colin Munro top-scored with 72, whilst his fellow opener Tim Seifert made 43. Kuldeep Yadav was the most efficient bowler for India with figures of two/26.

End of Over 19: New Zealand have raised their 200. They are 200/four. Last six balls arising.

Out! An edge off Grandhomme's (30 off 16) bat and an easy catch for Dhoni, who's enjoying total his 300th T20 tournament. Ross Taylor is the brand new man in. 193/four

End of Over 18: Two overs left in the New Zealand innings. Grandhomme (30*) & Mitchell (13*) going nice guns to make sure a flourish after all. 192/three

End of Over 17: Bhuvi comes back and suffers the warmth. First Grandhomme welcomed him with consecutive fours after which Daryl Mitchell ended the over with every other boundary. 182/three

End of Over 16: Krunal's final over costs India 16 runs, as Grandhomme goes after him with first a six over mid-wicket after which sliced four over short-third-man fielder. Krunal's damaging spell reads 0/54 in four overs. 167/three

14.three Overs: OUT! Khaleel returns to bowl and gets rid of Williamson for 27 off 21 balls, easily stuck via Kuldeep. 150/three

13.2 Overs: WICKET! Munro's blitz in the end ends at 72 off 40. Hardik takes the catch, Kuldeep gets his 2nd wicket. 135/2

End of Over 13: DROPPED! Khaleel drops Munro (60* off 33), a very simple skier, after the Kiwi opener mishit Hardik. This can end up truly expensive for the visitors. And then a misfield via Vijay Shankar costs India four. Youngsters having a tough day in the place of work. 135/1

Krunal Pandya has figures of 0/38 in 3 overs - the costliest thus far a number of the Indian bowlers on display today.

End of Over 11: NZ 100 comes off a six via Munro, which also brings up the half-century for him off simply 28 balls. 110/1

End of Over 10: Munro gets the measure of Kuldeep with that six off a well-executed sweep shot. At midway level, NZ 96/1.

7.four Overs: OUT! Stumping appeal via Dhoni and bowler Kuldeep! Third umpire pressed into provider. And Dhoni's swift glovework does the job once more for India! The unhealthy Seifert (43 off 25) is strolling back. NZ 80/1.

End of Over 7: Hardik gets the stick now, as fours and sixes proceed to fly off the Kiwi openers' bats. 79/0

End of Over 6: The closing over of the Powerplay turns out to be the costliest as Krunal Pandya is welcomed to the bowling crease via Munro (29*) and Seifert (36*). Two sixes and a four take the runs in the over to 20 and the whole to 66/0.

Fifty up for NZ in 5.2 overs with a big six from Munro's bat. Krunal Pandya getting some welcome to the bowling crease.

End of Over 5: Hardik Pandya completes his first over. Came back effectively after conceding a boundary to Munro (18* off 13) off the 0.33 ball of the over. 46/0

End of Over four: Big over, courtesy back-to-back four after which six as Seifert (26 off 16)asserts himself. 17 runs coming from that Khaleel over. 38/0

End of Over three: Good comeback via Bhuvi. After giving for free 11 runs in his first over, he helps to keep it to only 3 -- two singles and a wide -- in the second one. Good speed as effectively, regularly touching 140 kmph. 21/0

End of Over 2: Tim Seifert gets his first boundary underneath the belt. Short of duration from Khaleel with room on be offering, and the NZ opener hits it over the covers. 19/0

Khaleel Ahmed given new-ball accountability from the other end.

End of Over 1: Colin Munro doesn't want any invites. Third ball, enough of sighters, and bang! Comes out to hit Bhuvi for a immediately SIX to get the Kiwis going. Expensive first six balls, 11 runs off the over.

The Kiwi openers are out. Bhuvneshwar Kumar to start complaints for India.


INDIA: Rohit Sharma (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni (wk), Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed

NEW ZEALAND: Tim Seifert (wk), Colin Munro, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner

TEAM NEWS: India have made one trade in their enjoying XI, bringing in chinaman Kuldeep Yadav instead of legspinner Yuzvendra Chahal. For New Zealand, Blair Tickner makes his debut and has changed Lockie Ferguson, who has been rested.

TOSS: Rohit Sharma wins the toss and India make a decision to bowl first.

Hello and welcome to the Live coverage of the 0.33 and final T20I between India and New Zealand at Seddon Park in Hamilton. Toss arising soon in the decider, with the three-match sequence tantalizingly poised at 1-1.


The Indian crew, led via Rohit Sharma, might be aiming to win the T20I sequence in New Zealand when the 2 facets clash in the 0.33 and final tournament today.

It has been a season of data for the Men in Blue who gained its first Test and bilateral ODI sequence in Australia followed via the most important one-day sequence win in New Zealand.

The T20 sequence is now locked at 1-1 with the hosts profitable the primary one convincingly and India returning the favour in taste in the closing recreation.

India had a nightmare in the similar venue all over the fourth ODI the place they had been skittled out for 92 in the wake of a few high quality swing bowling from Trent Boult.

India are expected to stay unchanged from the primary two video games.

In the primary T20, Kiwis' Tim Seifert gave the Indian bowlers a hard time but they came back strongly in the second one tie.

Krunal Pandya has as soon as once more punched above his weight with some gritty performances in the two video games. Khaleel Ahmed also took wickets and would look to fireplace once more on Sunday. Skipper Rohit led with the bat in the recreation and become the sector's top run-getter in T20 Internationals.

For the hosts, they might look to draw inspiration from their first recreation and bat higher.

Skipper Kane Williamson has persevered a lean patch via his standards and veteran Ross Taylor has also blown cold and warm all over the closing 3 weeks.

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