India vs New Zealand: Hosts win by 6 wickets, level series 1-1

Updated On Oct 25, 2017 09:46 PM IST 11 Photos
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Indian players congratulate each other after winning the 2nd One-Day International against New Zealand at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Wednesday. (BCCI)

Indian players congratulate each other after winning the 2nd One-Day International against New Zealand at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Wednesday. (BCCI)

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A major controversy broke out on Wednesday morning before the start of the 2nd ODI when the MCA curator was suspended for alleged pitch tampering. (BCCI)

A major controversy broke out on Wednesday morning before the start of the 2nd ODI when the MCA curator was suspended for alleged pitch tampering. (BCCI)

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New Zealand, who were leading the series 1-0, won the toss and opted to bat against India. (BCCI)

New Zealand, who were leading the series 1-0, won the toss and opted to bat against India. (BCCI)

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However, New Zealand’s decision to bat did not turn out as they expected as they kept losing wickets at regular intervals. (BCCI)

However, New Zealand’s decision to bat did not turn out as they expected as they kept losing wickets at regular intervals. (BCCI)

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Man-of-the-Match Bhuvneshwar Kumar picked up as many as three wickets, breaking the spine of the New Zealand batting order. (BCCI)

Man-of-the-Match Bhuvneshwar Kumar picked up as many as three wickets, breaking the spine of the New Zealand batting order. (BCCI)

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Jasprit Bumrah also struck for India, picking up two wickets. (BCCI)

Jasprit Bumrah also struck for India, picking up two wickets. (BCCI)

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The spinners also got into the act as Yuzvendra Chahal scalped two while Axar Patel picked one to restrict New Zealand to 230/9 off their 50 overs. (BCCI)

The spinners also got into the act as Yuzvendra Chahal scalped two while Axar Patel picked one to restrict New Zealand to 230/9 off their 50 overs. (BCCI)

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India did not start well as they lost opener Rohit Sharma and captain Virat Kohli very early in the innings. (BCCI)

India did not start well as they lost opener Rohit Sharma and captain Virat Kohli very early in the innings. (BCCI)

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But Shikhar Dhawan stuck it out in the middle to anchor the Indian innings. (BCCI)

But Shikhar Dhawan stuck it out in the middle to anchor the Indian innings. (BCCI)

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In the end, Shikhar Dhawan scored 68 runs which turned out to be the highest individual score of the match. (BCCI)

In the end, Shikhar Dhawan scored 68 runs which turned out to be the highest individual score of the match. (BCCI)

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After Dhawan’s dismissal, it was Dinesh Karthik who scored an unbeaten half-century to guide the hosts home with 6 wickets and 24 balls to spare. (BCCI)

After Dhawan’s dismissal, it was Dinesh Karthik who scored an unbeaten half-century to guide the hosts home with 6 wickets and 24 balls to spare. (BCCI)

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