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India won !!


India won. And boy! What a match that was. It could have turned out anyway. Every delivery I watched,  I ended up holding my breath. It was a very high scoring match. I started out watching the second innings thinking Ha!! One sided match. And then NZ came in. And did their best. Wow it was something. After a point I was hoping that every delivery took a wicket. Yup I am hopelessly optimistic when India is playing. That passion is very good. It could annoy people around you, but at that point that is hardly on your mind yes?

It was a very enjoyable series indeed. The tournament was kept alive till the last match of the series. High scoring decider. India came into bat and slammed 337 runs on the board. It was brilliant to watch, not just for an Indian fan but for a cricket lover who appreciates solid batting techniques. Rohit Sharma’s 147 runs and Captain Kohli joined in with 113 of his own taking the Indian score to a really good score. Having to defend a good score is a pleasure for the bowlers. When they have to defend a low score, they come in with a low attitude. A high score and the bowlers are all geared up.

NZ lost the first wicket for 44. And then the second partnership took off. Munro and Williamson fought their best to make the match a challenge. Tom Latham joined in. His run out was really something. Quite unfortunate but hey.. I loved it. Dhoni is really something. Captain Flash we could call him. He threw the ball to Bumrah who took no time in aiming and hitting the stumps sending Latham back to the room. I was positively screaming by now. The rest of the wickets fell quickly handing over the match and the series to the home team.

Rohit Sharma won man of the match and Kohli, man of the series. We are looking forward to a good T20 series.


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