Follow live updates from the first T20I between India and New Zealand:
NZ 212/4 (20.0 Ovs)
IND 208/6 (20.0 Ovs)
IND 128/3 (13.0 Ovs)
CRR: 9.85 REQ: 12.14
India need 85 runs in 42 balls
5 Overs: IND 49/1
Vijay Shankar: 19(16) [4s-3]
Rohit Sharma: 19(10) [4s-3]
0.5 Overs: Santner to Dhawan, THAT’S OUT!! Caught!!
Dhawan and Rohit are at the crease. Dhawan is on strike. Santner will open the attack
Second Innings begin
20 overs: NZ 212/4
Daryl Mitchell: 19(11) [4s-3]
Ross Taylor: 14(7) [4s-1 | 6s-1]
17 Overs: NZ 182/3
Colin de Grandhomme: 26(12) [4s-3 | 6s-1 ]
Daryl Mitchell: 7(4) [4s-1]
12 Overs: NZ 118/1
Colin Munro: 60(33) [4s-4 | 6s-4 ]
Kane Williamson: 14(14) [4s-1]
5.3 Overs: Krunal Pandya to Munro, FOUR, almost another maximum.
5.2 Overs: Krunal Pandya to Munro, SIX, massive! Brings up NZ’s 50.
5 Overs: NZ 46/0
Colin Munro: 18(13) [4s-1 | 6s-1 ]
12:30 pm IST: Match Begins
12:00 pm IST: India won the toss and decided to bowl first
The stage is set for the final duel. The series is on the line and two teams who seem to evenly matched on paper have the opportunity to walk away with the big prize. Rohit Sharma’s men will be aiming to become first among the equals to win a T20 International series in New Zealand when the two sides clash in the final match here Sunday.
In the second T20I between Kiwis and Men in Blue, New Zealand set a target of 159 that India chased down with seven wickets and as many balls to spare.
Playing XI: Tim Seifert(w), Colin Munro, Kane Williamson(c), Daryl Mitchell, Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Scott Kuggeleijn, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner
Tim Seifert(w), Colin Munro, Kane Williamson(c), Daryl Mitchell, Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Scott Kuggeleijn, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, James Neesham, Doug Bracewell.
Playing XI: Rohit Sharma (c) , Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni, Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
Rohit Sharma(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w), Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Vijay Shankar, Ravindra Jadeja, K Khaleel Ahmed.