Spun out of the game! New Zealand spinners help setup 47-run win over India in World T20 opener

Spun out of the game! New Zealand spinners help setup 47-run win over India in World T20 opener

Mitchell Santner (2nd from right) celebrates the dismissal of Rohit Sharma (centre) with the rest of the New Zealand team. PTI

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Ashish Nehra (right) celebrates after dismissing Colin Munro for 7. PTI

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Ashish Nehra (above) is clean-bowled by New Zealand pacer Adam Milne, with India getting bowled out for 79 in the process. AP

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India-born spinner Ish Sodhi (right) took three wickets for 18 runs, including the all-important dismissal of Virat Kohli. AP

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MS Dhoni was the standout batsman for India, hammering a run-a-ball 30, and sticking the to the crease till the end. AP

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Virat Kohli recorded a rare failure with the bat, falling for 23 off 27 deliveries. AP

Shikhar Dhawan (left) walks back to the crease after getting trapped leg-before off the bowling of Nathan McCullum. PTI

Shikhar Dhawan (left) walks back to the crease after getting trapped leg-before off the bowling of Nathan McCullum. PTI

 

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Updated Date: Mar 16, 2016 12:08:16 IST

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