At a time when the ongoing T20 series with the Kiwis is tied at 1-1, the crucial third T20 match was won by 168 runs on Wednesday.
We all know that in the new year Team India is rushing with consecutive series victories. India, who won the ODI and T20 series against Sri Lanka at the beginning of the year, also won the ODI and T20 series against New Zealand. At a time when the ongoing T20 series against the Kiwis is tied at 1-1, India won the crucial third T20 match by 168 runs on Wednesday. As a result, he also won three T20 series against New Zealand. In this match, Shubman Gill (126) and Hardik Pandya (4/16) excelled in the third T20 match and the Indian team won comfortably.
However, after the match, Team India T20 interim captain Hardik Pandya said, ‘I did not think about winning the Man of the Series award. But it is nice to win in a big stadium. The support staff (bench players) play a huge role in winning the Man of the Series award as well as the trophy. Their contribution off the field is immeasurable. I love to play this kind of match. Thanks to the fans. The ground is very good’, he said. Also saying ‘I don’t have preconceived ideas. Understand what is required for success. As a captain I try to support my team players. I will look to be aggressive. We always talk about taking on challenges. I played the IPL final on this ground. Then a tough challenge was faced during the second innings. In this background, we thought to play very simple without any pressure. That’s why we batted first. Our guys played brilliantly. Hardik Pandya said that we will continue this show in the future.
On the other hand, with the third T20 win at the Ahmedabad venue on Wednesday, India won the biggest T20 win. Earlier the biggest victory was also in the name of India. India defeated Ireland by 143 runs in 2018 and recently recorded a victory against New Zealand by 168 runs. On the other hand, this is the third lowest score for New Zealand. Earlier, the Kiwis team lost only 60 runs against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Gill (126 not out) also achieved the record as the batsman who scored the highest individual score for India in international T20s. He pushed back Kohli (122 not out).
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