India Lost the First Match of the Three Match Series Against Newzealand Yesterday.
The First One Day of the Series Played at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
India Won the Toss and Opt to Bat First here in the First ODI Against New Zealand.
After Completion of 50 Overs, India Scored 280/8 and Set a Target of 281 runs for Visitors.
They Lost Wickets At Regular Intervals But Captain Virat Kohli Scored Magnificent Century For India.
He is the Top Scorer with 121 runs off 125 Deliveries with 9 Fours And 2 Sixes.
None of the Other Batsmen Even Scored a Fifty where Dinesh Karthik is the Second Highest Scorer with 37 runs off 47 Balls.
From Newzealand Bowlers Trent Boult Took 4 Wickets For 35 runs, Tim Southee took 3 wickets and Mitchell Santner took 1 wicket.
Chasing a Target of 281 runs Newzealand Lost Their First 3 wickets For 80 runs. After that Partnership Between Ross Taylor and Tom Latham took the Match Away From India.
Tom Latham Scored 103 off 102 Balls and Declared as Man of the Match For His well deserved Hundred.
Ross Taylor Scored 95 runs off 100 Balls also Played well.
From Indian Bowlers Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, and Hardik Pandya took a Wicket Each.
The first home loss for India after batting first. Last came against Windies in Vizag in Nov 2013. Also, the first instance of India losing a home ODI after Kohli scoring a 100.
+ 281 is the highest target successfully chased by NZ against India. It is also the highest chased down by any team at the Wankhede.
+ 200-run stand b/w Taylor & Latham is the highest for any wicket for NZ against India in ODIs. It is also their highest 4th wicket stand-in ODI cricket.
+ Tom Latham became the first NZ wicketkeeper to score a century against India in ODIs. Previous highest was 96 by Adam Parore, Vadodara, 1994.
This is all for today. The Second ODI Between these Two Teams on 25th October at Pune.