Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Ind Vs Nz 2nd ODI: 5 for 15, only 3 batsmen reached double digits, New Zealand’s batting order got confused in front of India

The second match of the ODI series was played between India and New Zealand on Saturday. Team India captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and chose bowling and this decision proved to be correct. Team India’s pace battery did wonders here and the bowlers under the leadership of Mohammed Shami attacked New Zealand.

The conditions were so bad that the New Zealand team had lost their five wickets for just 15 runs. This was New Zealand’s worst performance in the history of ODI cricket, where they lost half their team for such a low score. Later, the New Zealand team got all out on a score of just 108.

New Zealand’s first 5 wickets in the second ODI-
• 1st wicket – Finn Allen, 1-0 0.5 overs
• Second wicket – Henry Nicholls, 2-8 5.3 overs
• Third wicket – Dirrell Mitchell, 3-9 6.1 overs
• Fourth wicket – Devon Conway, 4-15 9.4 overs
• Fifth wicket – Tom Latham, 5-15 10.3 overs

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New Zealand’s lowest score in ODI cricket (up to the fifth wicket)
• 15/5 vs India, Royapur 2023
• 18/5 vs Sri Lanka, Colombo 2001
• 20/5 vs Bangladesh, Mirpur 2010
• 21/5 vs Australia, Faridabad 2003

Lowest score by any team in ODI cricket (5th wicket against India)
• 15/5, New Zealand 2023
• 26/5, England 2022
• 29/5, Pakistan 1997
• 30/5, Zimbabwe 2005

New Zealand’s lowest score against India (in ODIs)

79, Visakhapatnam 2016
103, Chennai 2010
108, Raipur 2023

In this match against New Zealand, Mohammed Shami was seen in full color, he kept the pressure on the Kiwi team from the beginning. Mohammed Shami took the wickets of Finn Allen, Dirrell Mitchell and M. Bracewell and brought New Zealand to their knees. Apart from Mohammed Shami, Hardik Pandya took 2 wickets, Washington Sundar took 2 wickets in this match.

The condition of New Zealand’s batting unit was so bad that only 3 batsmen could touch double figures. While the top-5 batsmen could not even reach the tenth.

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