India vs New Zealand (IND vs NZ) 2nd T20: India has won the second match of the three-match T20 series between India and New Zealand by 65 runs. The first match of the series was washed out by rain. Toss could not even happen in that match. In such a situation, by winning this match, India has achieved an unbeatable 1-0 lead in the series. New Zealand won the toss and decided to bowl first and India, batting first, set a target of 192 runs in front of New Zealand due to Suryakumar's century. At the same time, Tim Southee took a hat-trick for New Zealand. In response, the Kiwi team could only manage 126 runs in 18.5 overs and lost the match by 65 runs.
India beat New Zealand by 65 runs
India has defeated New Zealand by 65 runs in the second T20 match of the series. With this, Team India has taken an unbeatable 1-0 lead in the three-match series. The first match was washed out due to rain, but by winning the second match, India took a 1-0 lead. Now India can win the series 2-0 by winning the last match. At the same time, the Kiwi team has a chance to win the last match and make the series 1-1.
Batting first after losing the toss, India scored 191 runs losing six wickets in this match. Suryakumar Yadav scored an unbeaten 111 for India. Ishaan Kishan scored 36 runs and Hardik-Shreyas played an inning of 13-13 runs. Tim Southee took three wickets and Loki Ferguson took two wickets for New Zealand.
Suryakumar Yadav scored a century in this match. This was his second century for India in T20 cricket. He also scored his first century against England this year. He is the second Indian after Rohit Sharma to score two centuries in a year. At the same time, Tim Southee, who took a hat-trick in this match, became the second bowler in the world to have taken two hat-tricks in T20s. He had earlier taken a hat-trick against Pakistan. Lasith Malinga is the first bowler to have taken two hat-tricks in T20s.