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India vs New Zealand: KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma shine as India win 2nd T20I to clinch series

India vs New Zealand: KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma shine as India win 2nd T20I to clinch sequence | Cricket Information

India beat New Zealand by seven wickets within the second T20I to clinch the three-match sequence in Ranchi on Friday (November 19). 
Indian openers Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul made quick work of the goal put up by New Zealand after they have been requested to bat first. 
Earlier, R Ashwin bowled fantastically, bowling tight overs and gathering a wicket as properly to assist India limit Black Caps to only 153/6 of their 20 overs.
NZ opener Martin Guptill had given an excellent begin however after he departed, the New Zealand innings misplaced all of the tempo as wickets continued to fall at common intervals.
Rohit and Rahul have been fairly distinctive upfront within the chase, placing on 117 for the primary wicket that basically pushed Black Caps out of the competition.
Guptill performed an excellent innings (31 off 15 balls) that included 3 fours and a couple of sixes. The best way he started it appeared New Zealand have been set to submit a large complete on the board. Nevertheless it was to not be. 
After his departure, New Zealand struggled to seek out the identical momentum once more. His associate on the prime, Daryl Mitchell, struggled to attach as Indian pacers determined to chop the pace on the ball.
Rishabh Pant finishes the sport with back-to-back sixes _
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— ICC (@ICC) November 19, 2021
Ashwin bowled with quite a lot of experience, not giving any room in any respect to the batters. He bowled his 4 overs with an economic system of 4.80 that basically put the brakes on NZ’s innings.
Enjoying his first T20I, Harshal Patel bowled properly, selecting up two wickets whereas gifting away solely 25 from his 4 overs. 
India used 5 bowlers – Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Axar Patel, Ashwin and Harshal – and all of them picked a wicket at the least. Bhuvneshwar and Deepak have been expensive in the long run however they bowled sensible on the dying. 
Rohit and Rahul began off the chase cautiously and as soon as they have been in, they started to play their strokes. In consequence, they have been capable of put up one other 100-run stand for the opening wicket.
India misplaced a few fast wickets on the finish in type of Rohit and Suryakumar Yadav nevertheless it did not derail the innings and Pant took it upon himself to shortly completed issues off with two consecutive sixes off Neesham. 
The sequence now strikes on to Kolkata the place the third and final T20I will likely be performed. India might look to check their bench energy on this match whereas New Zealand would goal to complete the sequence on a excessive.

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