Even although the Indian cricket staff has misplaced within the first ODI of the 3-match sequence in opposition to New Zealand, its captain Virat Kohli's nice fielding is being extremely appreciated. Kohli scored 51 runs on this match. India scored 347 for four wickets in 50 overs with the assistance of Shreyas Iyer (103) and a half-century from KL Rahul (88 not out), which is his second highest complete in ODIs in New Zealand. <! –
History created with debutants Prithvi Shaw and Mayank Agarwal touchdown on the crease as opener
During the fielding, Virat brilliantly runout Henry Nicholls who got here for the opening from New Zealand and prevented him with a century. Nichols scored 78 runs off 82 balls.
In the 29th over, Ross Taylor performed Jasprit Bumrah's ball close to the pitch. Henry shortly tried to steal a run. Fielding on the quilt, Virat got here quick and hit the ball on the wicket whereas flying within the air. Nichols didn’t attain the crease at the moment. In this fashion, Virat broke the harmful wanting partnership between Taylor and Nichols.
Hard boy Rahul- should have heard the identify, Shreyas Iyer… that is your 12 months: Virender Sehwag
Seeing this nice fielding of Virat, the ICC additionally tweeted, asking whether or not it’s Virat Kohli or Jonty Rhodes? After this, there was a flood of messages on social media.
– (@BrutalBhau) February 5, 2020
Virat Kohli or Jonty Rhodes?
That was an excellent in-the-air throw from the India skipper!
– ICC (@ICC) February 5, 2020
– Royal Challengers (@RCBTweets) February 5, 2020
AIRBORNE… ALL THE WAY
– Amardeep Hooda (@AmardeepHooda) February 5, 2020
The New Zealand staff, chasing the goal of 348 runs saved by India, gained by four wickets with 11 balls left. For him, veteran batsman Ross Taylor scored an unbeaten 109 off 84 balls with the assistance of 10 fours and four sixes, whereas the caretaker captain Tom Latham was dismissed for 69 runs.