Published: Fri, February 08, 2019
Sports | By Juana Wells

NZ vs Ind 2nd T20: Hosts win toss and opt to bat

NZ vs Ind 2nd T20: Hosts win toss and opt to bat

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In the second battle of the 3 match series, Team India would be eyeing to inflict harm in return for the last defeat and level the series by 1-1.

India vs New Zealand 2nd T20I: India opener Shikhar Dhawan took to Instagram and shared a story where fans can get a glimpse of how Rishabh Pant and Yuzvendra Chahal are having fun with the southpaw's son Zoravar ahead of the crucial Auckland fixture.

Not even the seasoned Bhuvneshwar Kumar was spared as he, alongside Hardik Pandya and Khaleel Ahmed, leaked 12 runs an over.

Where is New Zealand vs India taking place? .

Watch the second Twenty20 worldwide between New Zealand and India from 5.55am, Friday on Sky Sports Cricket and Main Event. The strong Indian bowling line up was wreaked-havoc by Kiwi batsmen as they put a very big total of 219 runs with the loss of 6 wickets in their respected 20 overs.

Unsure of what had happened in the middle, Williamson and Mitchell were next seen talking about the dismissal with the umpires and India captain Rohit Sharma and wicket-keeper batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

In the bowling department, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, K Khaleel Ahmed and Vijay Shankar could turnout as wicket-takers for Team India. Indian side will surely ensure change in bowlers as none of the bowlers achieved much in the previous match.

All-rounder Vijay Shankar was promoted to number three and did alright with a 18-ball 27.

Captain Kane Williamson could not be more happy with the showing in the first T20 but wants his team to fully focus on the job at hand.

The risky opening duo of Colin Munro and Seifert put the Indian pacers under tremendous pressure early on in the innings and dismissing them cheaply will be crucial for the visitors' chances. "I've been picked for some reason and I just backed myself".

Man-of-the-match Seirfert reflected: "It was a great way to start the series".

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