After 10 years India beat New Zealand in their home condition 5 match ODI series with 4-1. We can also say that India is now the toughest team to play with at any surface. In this series the first three ODIs won by India but in the fourth match New Zealand made good comeback and bowled out India on only 92 runs. But in the last ODI India won by 35 runs. but in this match India managed to score 252 runs. In this match Rayudu played very well. He scored 90 runs of 113 balls unfortunately missed out from his 4th ODI century. Vijay Shankar also scored 45 of 64 balls and got run out before completing his maiden half century. Hardik Pandya little cameo of 45 from just 22 balls including 2 fours and 5 sixes helps India to post 252 on the board.
India has Best bowling lineup in world at the movement
At the present time we can comfortably say that India’s strength is not their batting it is their bowling. India has Bhuvi, Shami, Chahal, Kuldeep in this series and they all really bowled very well in all ODIs. In the last match chahal picks 3 wickets, Shami gets 2 wickets, Bhuvi gets 1 wicket and Pandya also joins the party with picking up 2 cruical wickets in the last ODI.
Mohammed Shami player of the series
Mohammed shami is the player of the series for his good performance in every matches. He takes 9 wickets in 4 matches. But in every matches he gives India early breakthrough and removes New Zealand openers early.
Ambati Rayudu player of the match
In the last ODI when India is struggling against the New Zealand swing bowlers he arrives on the crease at the score of 12 with 2 wickets down and batted beautifully without taking any risk and scored 90 of 113 balls with the help of 8 fours and 4 sixes. But in the process of accelerating he got out on the total score of 190 and missed his 4th ODI century by only 10 runs. But from his effort India managed to do well and he get the man of the match award for his good knock and by this he also confirms his place in world cup squad in June.
KEDAR the Damdar Jadhav
India has got a special talent in the form of Kedar Jadhav. He can bat, bowl and field very well. In every match when he bowls few over and gets the important wickets. In the last match against New Zealand he picks the very important wicket of New Zealand caption Kane Williamson. This wicket is the turning point of the match and his presence in the team gives the balance to the Indian team.
Shubman gill Debut
In the 4th ODI against blackcaps Shubman gill gets chance to play in the place of Virat kohli. He is very nice player of u19 team. He has great technique and class to play international cricket but in his debuy match he can’t made any impact he got out after scoring 9 runs of 21balls at the bowling of ODIs 3rd ranking bowler Trent Boult. And in the 5th ODI he again missed the chance of scoring runs he only managed to score 7 of 11 balls with 1 four and got out of Matt henry bowling. But we all know about the capability of this player he is our future star. So all the best for his upcoming career.