Tom Latham’s ton stun the Men in Blue in Auckland

New Zealand beat India by seven wickets at Eden Park in Auckland. Tom Latham was declared the Man Of The Match for his good 145 of simply 104 deliveries.

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson 94(98) anchored the innings. Each Latham and Williamson constructed a 221-run unbeaten partnership to take Kiwis dwelling. That is the best fourth-wicket partnership for the blackcaps.

The pair received collectively when the rating was 88/3. They milked the Indian bowling properly within the center overs and when the speed was going up the tempo was.

Umran Malik 2-65(10) was one of the best bowler for India. Captain Shikar Dhawan selected to enter the sport with 5 bowlers.

“We felt good in regards to the complete. First 10-15 overs the ball did quite a bit. It’s a bit completely different from different grounds. Need to plan accordingly. At this time we’ve bowled in need of size and Latham attacked us there. That’s the place he took the sport away from us particularly within the fortieth over. That’s the place the momentum shifted. Actually get pleasure from enjoying right here. Would’ve been happier if we gained however that’s half and parcel. They’re all younger boys and plenty of studying for them. Bowling aspect and fielding aspect as properly (what areas want enchancment?). We have to implement our plans extra correctly and ensure we don’t make the batsmen play on their power.” The Indian skipper mentioned after the sport.

Earlier India posted 306 runs on the board with Shikar Dhawan, Shubman Gill and Shreyas Iyer all scoring half-centuries and non of them transformed it into a giant complete.

The 100-run opening stand between Shubman Gill and Shikar Dhawan was the primary for India in Auckland.

Kiwis bowler Tim Southee 3-73(10) was the decide of the bowlers. He crossed the 200-wicket mark in ODIS.

India will go into the subsequent ODI trailing the sequence to Seddon Park in Hamilton on Sunday.

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