India’s batsman Shreyas Iyer has found a strange way of getting himself out in the second T20I against New Zealand at Mount Manganui. despite, India He won the match, but Ayre’s wicket became a talking point on social media with many fans questioning his inclusion in the playing XI which came at the expense of Shopman Gill.
Earlier, Suryakumar Yadav showed his unparalleled superiority in the shortest form with a stunning hundred as India edged New Zealand by 65 in the second T20. Surya hit a sensational 111 not out from 51 balls in his second T20 century and shot India to 191 for six.
Promoted to No. 3, the 32-year-old played with his bowlers to lift India to the challenge total after New Zealand put the visitors in to bat.
He smashed boundaries and jackets at will, and his last 64 was off just 18 balls. His entertaining innings were 11 fours and seven sixes and his shooting rate was an incredible 217.64.
The New Zealand bowlers looked clueless as Syria maintained some extraordinary runs.
The hosts kept losing wickets in the run-chase and never looked into the chase. In the end, New Zealand were all out for 126 in 18.5 overs.
With the first match over, India now lead the three-match series 1-0 with the final match to be played on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, after the batsman had returned to dismiss Eyre, he was back on the stumps while attempting to bowl the bowler off his hips. He was out after scoring 13 from 9 balls. At first, he had no idea what had happened, but then he realized it had broken his furniture. Watch.
Back in the match, New Zealand suffered a setback at the start of the chase when the dangerous Finn Allen went on a wild flight off Bhuvneshwar Kumar to catch a third player.
Opener Devon Conway (25-of-22) and skipper Kane Williamson (61-of-52) sewed a 56-run stand but couldn’t find the big hitters that were needed to keep up with the ordering rate.
Conway was caught deep square leg as he was going for a sweep against Washington Sondar. Big hitter Glenn Phillips had to do something special to get New Zealand back in the game.
He made his intentions clear with a clear uphill sweep of Yuzvendra Chahal who walked all the way, but one ball later, the same volley sent him down.
With New Zealand struggling for 89 for five in the fourteenth over, the match was as good as it gets.
It was a good comeback by Yuzvendra Chahal (2/26) who surprisingly hasn’t had a single match lately. Globalism Glass. Deepak Hooda hit three times in the 19th over and ended up with a four-wicket haul. Skipper Hardik Pandya did not give up.
Earlier, India’s try to open Rishabh Pant was unsuccessful as he fell after a slow six off 13 balls. While Surya was once again in a league of his own, the other batsmen who showed intent but could not continue were opener Ishan Kishan (36 off 31) and fourth four Shreyas Iyer (13 off 9).