Napier, After losing in the semi-final of the T20 World Cup, the Indian team finally got a chance to be happy. Team India won this series against New Zealand by 1-0. The third and final match on Tuesday had to be stopped midway due to bad weather. When the match could not start within the time limit, the score was equalized on the basis of Duckworth Lewis and the match was tied. In this way, India won the series 1-0. The T20 match was canceled due to rain while India lost the second match by 65 runs.
The match was stopped when the visiting team had scored 75 runs for four wickets while chasing a target of 161 runs. Deepak Hooda scored nine runs and Hardik Pandya scored 30 runs at the crease. India needed 86 runs in 66 balls to win. The Indian team was in trouble. But then it rained. Before that, the match started late due to rain and the toss was also delayed.
Fast bowlers Arshdeep Singh and Mohmand Siraz took four wickets each as India bowled out New Zealand for 160 runs in 19.4 overs. Devon Conway (59 runs off 49 balls) and Glenn Phillips (54 runs off 33 balls) scored fifties for New Zealand who won the toss and went into bat. The duo put on an 86-run partnership for the third wicket, but then the hosts lost their eight wickets within just 30 runs.