India manages to eek out a win against New Zealand in Hyderabad ODI!

Shubman Gill made 208 runs and joined double century club for India but Micheal Bracewell changed an easy win into a hard fought one. He scored 140 runs from 78 balls to bring New Zealand score from 131/6 in 28.4 overs to 337 all out in 49.2 overs.

India eked out a win against New Zealand
India eked out a win against New Zealand

India and New Zealand ODI at Hyderabad has made viewers nervous till the last ball bowled. Shubman Gill made 208 runs and joined double century club for India but Micheal Bracewell changed an easy win into a hard fought one. He scored 140 runs from 78 balls to bring New Zealand score from 131/6 in 28.4 overs to 337 all out in 49.2 overs. India eeked out a win against New Zealand in the last over with Shardul Thakur finding a good yorker to bamboozle Bracewell.

Shubman Gill scores 208 for India
Shubman Gill scores 208 for India

Earlier, India won the toss and elected to bat first. Shubman Gill scored a century and he converted it into a double century. He has joined Rohit Sharma, Virender Sehwag, Ishan Kishan and Sachin Tendulkar to become another batsman from India to score double century in ODIs. Martin Guptill, Chris Gayle, Fakhar Zaman are other batsmen to score ODI double century. There are 5 Indian players in the list of players to score double centuries in ODIs, now.

Mitchell Santner scores 57 runs against India
Mitchell Santner scores 57 runs against India

Shubman Gill took India score to 349/8 in 50 overs. Henry Shipley (2/74), Daryl Mitchell (2/30), Mitchell Santner (1/56), Blair Tickner (1/69), Lockie Ferguson (1/77) took wickets for New Zealand. In the chase, Finn Allen (40) and Tom Latham (24) scored well against tight India bowling but New Zealand have been reduced to 131/6 in 28.4 overs.

Michael Bracewell scored 140 runs against India
Michael Bracewell scored 140 runs against India

Michael Bracewell and Mitchell Santner came together at this moment and counter-attacked India bowling. They have put on 162-run partnership before Mitchell Santner (57) got out to Mohammad Siraj. The Indian fast bowler, who took 4 wickets in the game, immediately sent back Henry Shipley for a duck and brought India back into the game. Michael Bracewell scored 140 runs from 78 balls and hit 12 boundaries, 10 sixes in this match. Shardul Thakur took the ball to bowl last over with New Zealand having to score 20 runs in 6 balls. He dismissed Michael Bracewell to give India, a famous win by 12 runs. Shubman Gill has become Player of the Match for India.

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