IND vs NZ, MS Dhoni: Indian cricket team were facing the New Zealand cricket team in the first match on Friday, January 27. Moreover, the game was being played at JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi, India.
India are coming into this game after winning against New Zealand on Tuesday. They scored 385 runs while New Zealand scored 295 runs and India won the match by 90 runs.
Shardul Thakur went on to win the man of the match award against New Zealand in the third ODI. He picked up three wickets by giving away 45 runs in six overs.
Kuldeep Yadav picked up three wickets against New Zealand on Tuesday. He did so by giving away 62 runs in nine overs with an economy rate of 6.89.
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Shubman Gill scored 112 runs against New Zealand on Tuesday. He did so from 78 balls with a strike rate of 143.59. Shubman Gill hit 13 fours and 5 sixes.
Both teams India and New Zealand have gone on to face 22 times in T20I cricket. Moreover, New Zealand have won 9 times while India have won 12 times.
IND vs NZ: MS Dhoni chants roar in Ranchi
Former Indian cricketer MS Dhoni went on to attend the first T20I match between India and New Zealand in Ranchi. Ranchi is the hometown of MS Dhoni.
As soon as the big screen showed MS Dhoni, the JSCA International Stadium Complex roared with MS Dhoni chants. MSD also met a number of Indian cricketers.
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India: Ishan Kishan (wk), Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya (c), Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh.
New Zealand: Finn Allen, Devon Conway (wk), Mark Chapman, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner (c), Michael Bracewell, Jacob Duffy, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Blair Tickner.