India vs New Zealand 2nd T20: In the second T20 being played in Ranchi, New Zealand set a target of 154 runs in front of India after playing first. Martin Guptill and Darrell Mitchell gave New Zealand a stormy start, but by bowling brilliantly in the end overs, India stopped the Kiwi team from making a big score. Glenn Phillips scored the highest 34 runs for New Zealand. While Martin Guptill and Darren Mitchell played 31-31 innings.
Guptill-Mitchell got off to a stormy start
Martin Guptill and Darrell Mitchell gave New Zealand a stormy start after losing the toss and opting to bat first. Both added 48 runs for the first wicket in 4.2 overs. Guptill was dismissed for 31 runs with the help of three fours and two sixes. During this, Guptill’s strike rate was 206.67. At the same time, Mitchell scored 31 runs in 28 balls.
New Zealand’s score in the power play was beyond 60. At the same time, the Kiwi team had scored 80 runs in 9 overs. After this, the Indian bowlers made a great comeback and took wickets at regular intervals. During this, Mark Chapman 21, Glenn Phillips 34, Tim Seifert 13 and James Neeson were dismissed for 03 runs.
At the same time, debut man Harshal Patel bowled brilliantly for India. He took two wickets for just 25 runs in his four overs. Apart from this, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Deepak Chahar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar got one success each. India had won the first T20. In such a situation, if the Kiwi team loses, then there will be a series in the name of India.