Rishabh Pant showed his excellent class and remain not-out. He was well supported by the game finisher MS Dhoni (20 runs off 17 balls). India comfortably scored 162/3 with 7 balls still remaining and leveled the series 1-1.

Wellington: After a  poor bowling performance,  the Indian batting line up completely dismantled against the calculative bowling attack by New Zealand in the first T20 international match played here on Wednesday.  India lost to Kiwis by 80 runs. Chasing a mammoth target of 220 runs, Rohit Sharma was the first one to fall prey of …

Former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar has already favoured the inclusion of Pant in India’s limited overs side and wants him in the players list for the home series against Australia.

India’s middle-order batsman and a right right-arm off break bowler Ambati Rayudu has been suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for bowling in international cricket.

Pacer Mohammed Shami and Rohit Sharma’s game on Monday restricted New Zealand to 243 runs in the third of the five-match ODI rubber at the Bay Oval stadium here. India defeated New Zealand by 7 wickets in the match.

The incident took place during South Africa’s chase, in the 37th over, when Phehlukwayo got a lucky break as he inside edged a delivery from Shaheen Afridi to the deep fine leg region for a single.

India’s chinaman Kuldeep Yadav and batsman Rohit Sharma’s game on Saturday restricted New Zealand to 234 runs in the second of the five-match ODI rubber at the Bay Oval stadium here.

This led to an immediate reaction in the commentary box where commentator Mike Haysman asked former Pakistan Ramiz Raja what Sarfraz was saying.