New Zealand pacers Trent Boult’s five wicket haul and Colin de Grandhomme disciplined bowling wrecked havoc on India’s batting line-up as the guests were bowled out for 92 in the fourth and penultimate One Day International (ODI) coordinate here on Thursday.
Boult’s 5/21, his fifth five wicket pull, is the second best figures for New Zealand against India in the restricted overs design. Already it was pacer Shane Bond (6/19) in 2005 in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
Aside from Boult, Grandhomme got three wickets while Todd Astle and James Neesham contributed with one wicket each.
It was a flat out no-appear from the renowned batting line-up. Regardless of having a long batting line-up, India bombed radically as just two batsmen – Shikhar Dhawan (13) and Hardik Pandya (16) – just figured out how to have a twofold digit score.
Towards the end when India were reeling at 55/8, chinaman Kuldeep Yadav (15) and leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal (18 not out) produced a little but rather significant 25-runt association to enable India to achieve 80 runs. Chahal was additionally the most astounding scorer for India.
Put in to bat openers Dhawan and Rohit Sharma (7) began the procedure on a positive note, fashioning a 21 run remain before Dhawan was rejected by Boult in the 6th over.
Starting there, Boult’s savagery started. In the extremely next finished, captain Rohit was additionally asked to leave for good by the pacer. Rohit played 23 balls and got captured and bowled.
Center request batsmen Ambati Rayudu (0) Dinesh Karthik (0) and Kedar Jadhav (1) were additionally withdrawn early. The trio was rejected by Grandhomme and boult.
Debutant Shubman Gill (9) likewise neglected to satisfy the desires as the youth additionally got captured and bowled by Boult.
Hardik, anyway endeavored to balance out the things in the center with the lower arrange batsmen yet in the process he was sent back to the structure in the twentieth over.
Kuldeep, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (1), Chahal and Khaleel Ahmed (5), at that point attempted to enable India to move beyond 100 run stamp yet bombed in doing as such and thus the guests were bowled out in simply 30.5 overs.