The Indian batting order was fully shattered within the Wellington T20 match in opposition to New Zealand. The Indian workforce, who got here out to bat first within the match being performed on the Sky Stadium, misplaced 6 wickets for simply 88 runs. Team India will don’t know of such a result if Rohit Sharma is faraway from the taking part in eleven, profitable three consecutive matches. Although there was one participant on this batsman unit who remained on the crease until the final ball and introduced India to a decent rating, he was the batsman – Manish Pandey.
Middle order batsman Pandey got here out to bat at quantity 5 and dealt with India's faltering innings. <! –
Pandey dealt with the innings with Shardul Thakur after KL Rahul (39), Sanju Samson (8), Virat Kohli (11), Shreyas Iyer (1) and Shivam Dubey (12) have been dismissed.
Thakur and Pandey put collectively a 45-run partnership for the seventh wicket, on which India crossed the 100-run mark. Thakur was out for 20 off 15 balls with the assistance of two fours. At the identical time, Pandey performed an unbeaten innings of 50 runs from 36 balls with the assistance of three fours.
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Fans praised Pandey for his struggling innings on social media. Many followers described Pandey as 'Sankatmotion' of Team India and a few referred to as him 'Dev Manush'.
Manish Pandey haters todays pic.twitter.com/p3mUlj3evY
– ChrisVirat (@chris_virat) January 31, 2020
– Geeky Comrad (@GeekyComrade) January 31, 2020
How lots of you felt we might have received that sport in opposition to Newzealand in SF if Manish Pandey was taking part in as an alternative of DK, his sport is tailormade for conditions like this #NZvsIND
– Tejas (@VgTejas) January 31, 2020
– Bhargava B (@bhargava_badda) January 31, 2020
With the assistance of Pandey's half-century innings, Team India, who have been struggling to achieve 100 runs at one time, took 165 runs for Eight wickets and scored 166 runs in entrance of New Zealand.