Ishan Kishan avoids lengthy suspension on hit-wicket appeal against Tom Latham in first ODI: Report
The incident happened on the fourth ball of the 16th over when Latham, playing his first ball of the match, went deep in his crease and tapped off left-arm wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav through the leg side. Kishan suddenly went up in appeal and was joined in the same by captain Rohit Sharma.
2nd ODI: India face challenging NZ, aim to win consecutive 50-over match series at home
The Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh Cricket Stadium, with a crowd capacity of 49,000, is all set to become the 50th venue in India to host an ODI match. The stadium had hosted two IPL games of Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) in 2013 and 2015, and also played host to eight matches of the now-defunct Champions League T20.
1st ODI: Bracewell's sensational 140 in vain as India win by 12 runs, take 1-0 series lead against NZ
After Shubman Gill produced a magnificent display of batsmanship to make 208 off 149 balls, laced with 19 fours and nine sixes, and becoming youngest batter to hit a double century in men's ODIs as India made a massive 349/8, New Zealand were in trouble at 131/6.
1st ODI: Shubman Gill's magnificent double century propels India to massive 349/8 against NZ
On his way to becoming the youngest player to score a double century in the ODI format and fifth to do so from India, Gill had to overcome early jitters to be a dominating force in the innings. Be it in the first power-play or in the death overs, Gill was smashing boundaries against pacers and spinners.
IND vs NZ,1st ODI: Shubman Gill becomes fastest Indian cricketer to score 1000 ODI runs
The 23-year old Shubman Gill reached the 1000-run mark when he reached 106 in his 19th ODI innings. Through his stroke-filled knock, he also notched up back-to-back centuries in the format, after hitting 97-ball 116 against Sri Lanka in the third ODI at Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram.
Shreyas Iyer ruled out of 3-match ODI series vs New Zealand
He will be heading to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) for further assessment and management. The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Rajat Patidar as replacement for Shreyas Iyer, the BCCI said in a statement. India play the first ODI against New Zealand in Hyderabad on January 18.
IND v NZ, 3rd ODI: Once Finn Allen got his eye in, he capitalised on loose stuff, says Ravi Shastri
Allen, an ultra-aggressive right-handed opener, was quiet for the first three overs in New Zealand's chase of 220. But after that, he couldn't be kept quiet, clipping a down leg delivery from Arshdeep Singh for his first boundary of the match. After that, there was no stopping Allen in getting boundaries and he got his fifty when he flat-batted a six over long-off off Washington Sundar.
IND v NZ, 3rd ODI: Washington Sundar's 51 carries India to a modest 219 against New Zealand
On a pitch, where there was a lot of grass and lateral movement, and with overcast conditions, India's innings never really got going, till Sundar stood up and applied himself to hit five fours and a six in a 64-ball knock to take the visitors past 200-mark. Apart from him, Shreyas Iyer also played a handy knock of 49 as rest of the batters struggled and perished to a disciplined bowling show by New Zealand. For the hosts, Daryl Mitchell being used as the fifth bowler was a master-stroke, picking 3/25 in his seven overs.
CWCSL Standings: India remain at top, New Zealand move up to 3rd spot after rain abandons 2nd ODI
The match began under gloomy skies and a threat of rain but it stayed away for the toss to happen. Hosts New Zealand opted to bowl first and India openers Shikhar Dhawan and Shubman Gill started cautiously before the rain disrupted their innings on 22/0 in the fifth over.
IND v NZ, 2nd ODI: Hooda came in for Samson as wanted a sixth bowler, says Shikhar Dhawan
Now, after the match was abandoned, captain Shikhar Dhawan revealed why the Hooda for Samson swap happened. "We wanted the sixth bowler to come in, so that's why we brought Deepak Hooda in place of Sanju Samson. With Deepak Chahar, we wanted to try him as well in this series and get one more swing bowler in the team, who can trouble the batters," he said in the post-match presentation ceremony.