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India won by 12 runs, India vs New Zealand, 1st ODI Match

Match Details

India vs New Zealand

Venue - Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad

Toss Winner - India won the toss and opt to bat

Series - New Zealand tour of India, 2023

Date of the Match - Wednesday, 18 January, 2023

Time - 01:30 PM (IST)

Season - 2023

Umpires - Anil Kumar Chaudhary (IND), Nitin Menon (IND)

Third Umpire - KN Anantha Padmanabhan (IND)

Match Referee - Javagal Srinath (IND)

Player of the Match - Shubman Gill

Match Review

     On Wednesday, January 18, at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad, India and New Zealand played in the 1st ODI match of the New Zealand tour of India, 2023.

     India defeated New Zealand in the opening ODI by 12 runs thanks to Shubman Gill's magnificent double century. After 148 balls and 19 fours and nine sixes, Gill's 208 runs helped India record a commanding total of 349-8, making him the youngest player to make a double century.  

     In response, Michael Bracewell made 140 off 78 balls before being run out by Shardul Thakur leg before wicket in the penultimate over. Shardul made a remarkable comeback in the final over after getting smacked for a six in the first ball. He removed Bracewell from the game at the crucial wicket, nearly leading New Zealand to a historic victory.

Brief Score

     India have scored 349 for 8 in 50 overs (Rohit Sharma 34, Shubman Gill 208, Virat Kohli 8, Ishan Kishan (wk) 5, Suryakumar Yadav 31, Hardik Pandya 28, Washington Sundar 12, Shardul Thakur 3, Kuldeep Yadav 5, Mohammed Shami 2, Extras 13)

     New Zealand have scored 337 for 10 in 49.2 overs (Finn Allen 40, Devon Conway 10, Henry Nicholls 18, Daryl Mitchell 9, Tom Latham (c & wk) 24, Glenn Phillips 11, Michael Bracewell 140, Mitchell Santner 57, Henry Shipley 0, Lockie Ferguson 8, Blair Tickner 1, Extras 19)

Who is the Winner? 

     India won by 12 runs with a score of 349.


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