India thrash New Zealand in 1st T20I as Ashish Nehra calls time on his career

FirstCricket Staff, Nov,02 2017
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    India gave Ashish Nehra a perfect send-off as Virat Kohli and Co thrashed the Kiwis in the first T20I at the Feroze Shah Kotla Stadium. AP

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    Kane Williamson put the hosts to bat first after winning the toss. Rohit Sharma started cautiously with opening partner Shikhar Dhawan and some sloppy Kiwi fielding allowed the duo to settle comfortably. AP

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    Dhawan and Sharma scored 80 each and put up 158 runs for the opening partnership. AP

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    Virat Kohli scored a quickfire 26 off 11 balls to ensure India went past the 200-run mark and set New Zealand a daunting total.  AFP

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    The Kiwis were off to a bad start as they lost openers Martin Guptill and Colin Munro within the first three overs. Kane Williamson tried to curb the damage but Hardik Pandya got the wicket of the Kiwi captain in the 9th over. AFP

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    Tom Latham waged a one-man war against the Indian bowler but without adequate support from his teammates, the Kiwi wicketkeeper was always fighting a losing battle. AP

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    With victory assured, Virat Kohli asked Ashish Nehra to bowl the final over of the match. A fan managed to get on the field and take the blessing of the retiring Ashish Nehra. AFP

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    Indian cricket team players carried Nehraji as he took a lap of honour around his home ground as one of India's longest-serving players bade farewell to cricket.  AFP




Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 5313 121
2 South Africa 4484 115
3 Australia 4174 104
4 New Zealand 3489 100
5 England 4829 99
6 Sri Lanka 4374 95
Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 7594 122
2 South Africa 6911 117
3 England 6871 116
4 New Zealand 6550 115
5 Australia 6376 112
6 Pakistan 4877 96
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3272 126
2 Australia 2345 123
3 India 3547 122
4 New Zealand 2940 118
5 West Indies 2538 115
6 England 2402 114