New Zealand vs India 2nd T20I Highlights: KL Rahul Guides India To 7-Wicket Win Against New Zealand
NZ vs IND 2nd T20I, Highlights: KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer's 86-run stand for the third wicket helped India chase down 133-run target with 15 balls to spare.
KL Rahul remained unbeaten on 57 as India defeated New Zealand by seven wickets in the second T20I in Auckland on Sunday to give the visitors a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. Chasing 133 for the win, India lost Rohit Sharma in the first over as Tim Southee removed the Indian opener. KL Rahul then steadied the innings with captain Virat Kohli but Tim Southee struck again to send back Kohli in the sixth over. Shreyas Iyer then joined KL Rahul in the middle and the duo put on 86 runs for the third wicket. Iyer perished while trying to clear the boundary with India needing eight for the win. Shivam Dube, who walked out to bat at number five, finished the game with a six. Earlier, Indian bowlers led by Ravindra Jadeja managed to restrict New Zealand to a below-par total of 132 for five. (SCORECARD)
Highlights Between New Zealand vs India 2nd T20I, straight from Eden Park, Auckland
2nd T20I, India in New Zealand, 5 T20I Series, 2020, Jan 26, 2020
- 15:40 (IST)That's it from us!Thank you for tuning in to our live coverage of the second T20I between New Zealand and India. The visitors proved to be too good for New Zealand on a slow and sluggish track. Shreyas Iyer once again impressed at number with his knock of 44 while KL Rahul continued his good form with the bat to steer India home with an unbeaten knock of 57. India lead the five-match series 2-0 and the third T20I will be played in Hamilton on Wednesday.
- 15:32 (IST)India win by seven wickets!India chased down the 133-run target with seven wickets in hand and 15 balls to spare to take 2-0 lead in the five-match T20I series.
- 14:01 (IST)New Zealand finish at 132/5!India bowled well to restrict New Zealand to a below-par total of 132 for five from their allotted 20 overs. The visitors need 133 runs from 120 deliveries to go 2-0 up in the five-match series.