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New Zealand Vs India 2020: 3rd ODI, Mount Maunganui – Statistical Highlights 

New Zealand Vs India 2020: 3rd ODI, Mount Maunganui – Statistical Highlights
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The hosts New Zealand completed the whitewash in the three-match ODI series against the visitors India after winning the last game at Mount Maunganui on Tuesday (11th February).

The hosts won the toss and chose to field first. While the visitors scored 296/7 (50 overs) in the first innings, the home team chased down that target successfully in 47.1 overs after losing five wickets.

Brief Scores:  India – 296/7 in 50 overs (KL Rahul 112, Shreyas Iyer 62; Hamish Bennett 4/64)

New Zealand – 300/5 in 47.1 overs (Henry Nicholls 80, Martin Guptill 66; Yuzvendra Chahal 3/47)

The result – New Zealand won by five wickets

New Zealand vs India 2020: 3rd ODI, Mount Maunganui – Stats highlights of the match

(Teams’ stats)

New Zealand vs India

i) In this series, the 50+ scores registered for 15 times.

  • It was the second-most number of 50+ scores in a three-match bilateral ODI series. During England tour of India in 2016/17, the 50+ scores registered for 17 times in the three-match ODI series which is still a record in this list. 

 

India

i) The visitors India lost this three-match ODI series by 3-0.

  • It was the fourth time when any team whitewashed the Indian side in a bilateral ODI series (minimum three matches). Before this series, the West Indies managed to whitewash the Indian team in the ODI series for twice – in 1983 (five-match ODI series in India) and 1989 (five-match ODI series in West Indies). Also, Sri Lanka once whitewashed the Men in Blue in the three-match home ODI series in 1997.

(Players’ stats)

India

Virat Kohli

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i) By the end of this match, Virat Kohli has scored 7,002 ODI runs outside the home soil.

  • Virat Kohli became the fourth Indian batsman to score 7,000+ ODI runs outside the home soil. Sachin Tendulkar (11,450 runs), Sourav Ganguly (8,111 runs) and Rahul Dravid (7,362 runs) were the first three cricketers in this list to reach this feat. 

 

KL Rahul

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i) Wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul scored 112 runs after coming to bat at no.5 position.

  • KL Rahul became the second Indian wicketkeeper-batsman to score a century outside Asia. Rahul Dravid was the first cricketer in this list as he once scored 145 runs against Sri Lanka at Taunton on 26th May 1999. 
  • It was the second ODI century by a no.5 or lower-order Indian batsman in New Zealand. The first cricketer in this list was Suresh Raina who scored 110* after coming to bat at no.5 against Zimbabwe at Auckland on 14th March 2015.  

 

New Zealand

Martin Guptill and Henry Nicholls

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i) Openers Martin Guptill and Henry Nicholls provided a very good start with 106 runs partnership for the first wicket.

  • It was the second-highest opening partnership for New Zealand against India in New Zealand. Their record is 166 runs between Brendon McCullum and Jesse Ryder at Christchurch on 8th March 2009.  

 

Colin de Grandhomme

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i) In the late moment of the game, Colin de Grandhomme completed his half-century in just 21 balls.

  • It was the joint third-fastest ODI half-century for any batsman against India. 

Top four fastest ODI half-centuries against India

Player (Team) Balls are taken to reach 50 Venue Date
Glenn Maxwell (Australia) 18 Bangalore 2nd November 2013
Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) 20 Kanpur 15th April 2005
Dougie Marillier (Zimbabwe) 21 Faridabad 7th March 2002
Colin de Grandhomme (New Zealand) 21 Mount Maunganui 11th February 2020

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