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Virat Kohli guides India to a 6-wicket win over New Zealand in 1st ODI

MS Dhoni won the toss and opted to bowl first in the opening one-day international against New Zealand.

cricket Updated: Oct 16, 2016 20:02 IST
India vs New Zealand ODI series,MS Dhoni,Kane Williamson
Virat Kohli plays a shot against New Zealand.(Ravi KUmar”HT PHOTO)

Bowlers set up India’s comprehensive six-wicket win over New Zealand in the first one-day international as batting mainstay Virat Kohli anchored the hosts’ chase in the low-scoring encounter in Dharamsala on Sunday.

Kohli scored an unbeaten 85 to help the hosts canter home in 33.1 overs after debutant Hardik Pandya and Amit Mishra took three wickets each to bowl out New Zealand for 190.

India lead the five-match series 1-0.

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Playing XI

India: R. Sharma, A. Rahane, V. Kohli, M. Pandey, K. Jadhav, MS Dhoni(w/c), H. Pandya, A. Patel, A. Mishra, U. Yadav, J. Bumrah

New Zealand: M Guptill, T Latham, K Williamson, R Taylor, C Anderson, J Neesham, L Ronchi, M Santner, T Southee, I Sodhi, D Bracewell

First Published: Oct 16, 2016 13:24 IST