New Zealand beat India by 40 runs in 2nd T-20 global


Munro put on 105 for the first wicket with Martin Guptill (45) as the visitors plundered the Indian attack around the park. He stayed unbeaten to carry his bat in impressive fashion with a 58-ball 109. Before that New Zealand had beaten India in five successive T20s. But we were left with a very hard task. "The ball got scuffed up", he added. With the hosts reduced to 2-11 inside two overs, it would only take a Herculean effort to chase down 197. M.S. (Dhoni) was very good at the end.

Fast bowler Mohammed Siraj handed his maiden worldwide cap by coach Ravi Shastri. India drafted in the debutant Mohammad Siraj in the place of Ashish Nehra who retired from global cricket after the previous game.

Kohli, who has set many records in his cricket career, recently touched 9000 runs in ODI.

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The Hyderabad-born pacer ultimately did get his maiden global wicket in the form of Williamson but ultimately finished with figures of 1-53 off his four overs. For India, the only other bowler to find success was Mohammad Siraj who picked up the wickets of Kane Williamson.

As the Indian captain turned 29 on Sunday, the skipper's friends, fans, colleagues, including both former and current cricketers did not miss an opportunity of showering their love and wishing him on his special day. Sometimes you are in good form, but you don't get enough balls.