India vs New Zealand: India Beat New Zealand in the 3rd T20 Match & Won Series
India made 3–0 lead in the 5-match series. India won the series for the first time in New Zealand. Shami thrilled in the last over. Rohit scored 50 in 23 balls and he scored 12 runs of last two balls by hitting 2 sixes and made India to win.
The Indian team scored 179 runs for 5 wickets in 20 overs, after which the New Zealand team also score 179 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs. The result of the match was followed by a super over in which the hosts New Zealand scored 17 runs of Jasprit Bumrah's over. India also won the super over by scoring 20 runs. As India was struggling to get runs in first four balls, they scored only 8 runs in first four balls. Rohit Sharma scored 12 runs of last two balls by hitting 2 sixes and made India to win super over match.
India made 3–0 lead in the 5-match series, the man-of-the-match (Rohit Sharma) win in Super Over at Hamilton, played tremendous knock of 65-run and then he hit 2 consecutive sixes in the super over. New Zealand team captain Kane Williamson scored 95 runs and could not win his team against India in the third T20.
India won the series for the first time in New Zealand
India team took an unassailable 3–0 lead in the series. It is for the first time that they captured the T20 International series for the first time in New Zealand. On two earlier occasions, they had failed to achieve this feat. India lost the series 0–2 under Mahendra Singh Dhoni in 2008–09 and 1–2 in the previous year.
Williamson missed a century
Captain Kane Williamson, who came at number three, played a fine innings of 95 runs. He added 36 runs for the third wicket with Mitchell Santner (9), then a 49-run partnership for the fourth wicket with Colin de Grandhom (5).
Shami thrilled in the last over
In the last over, New Zealand needed 9 runs to win, but the team could only score 8 runs. Taylor hit a six on the very first ball and took a single on the second. On the third ball Mohammad Shami caught Kane Williamson (95) behind the wicket. New Zealand needed one run of final delivery but Taylor (17) was then bowled out.
Rohit's fifty in 23 balls
Rohit Sharma completed his half-century in just 23 balls. In the second over of Hamish Bennett he scored 27 runs. He had earlier scored fastest 50 in 22 balls against the West Indies in 2016.
Writer- Rishabh Bhan