India started its New Zealand tour with the T20 series upfront. The long tour of 3 series with 5 T20I matches 3 ODI matches and the two-Test Matches is ongoing with 2 Test matches remaining. India has whitewashed New Zeland in T20Is and New Zealand came out strong in the ODI series and whitewashed India in the ODI series.
IND vs NZ T20 Series
The long T20 series was dominated by the men in Blue. This was one of the most exciting series ever witnessed by the cricket fans with close nail biters and action-packed competitive cricket. India won all the five matches straight delivering a rare whitewash to the Blackcaps. Although India won all the matches, Blackcaps were extremely competitive especially in the last 3 matches of the series. Live cricket streaming of India vs New Zealand match was streamed on WatchLiveCric.com Here are the results of the matches played between the two cricket teams.
The 2nd and 3rd matches of the series were highly competitive. and both matches entered super over. India won eventually, courtesy some brilliant batting from Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul who created some magic in the Super Overs. New Zealand felt their SuperOver curse and their demons came out in the crunch situations where they simply could not hold their nerves. Here is the complete detail of how each T20 Match went.
INDIA Vs NEW ZEALAND T20 Seris Match results
IND vs NZ ODI Series
New Zealand was whitewashed in the T20 series and they had to come out strong in the ODI series, India which had a brilliant recent ODI series against Australia were considered to be favorites. As they were also carrying the momentum from the T20 series with them as well. However, against all odds, India was totally outclassed in the first ODI and then the pattern continued for the next two cricket matches as well.
This was one of those rare series in recent times where India was whitewashed in One Day cricket format and lost the series of 3 matches 3-0 to New Zealand. Here is the complete detail of the INDIA vs NEW ZEALAND ODI Series.
INDIA vs NEW ZEALAND TEST SERIES
India whitewashed New Zealand and then New Zealand whitewashed Team India and now the two teams are set to meet in the longer format of the game. New Zealand has the momentum with them and the home ground advantage is also with them, however, considering India’s recent record in the Test Series Indian cricket team will believe that they can win this series. India has a very strong bench strength with players like Prithvi Shaw, Shubman Gill, Rishab Pant, and others, something with New Zealand lacks.
This Series will also be a part ICC TEST CHAMPIONSHIP and the two teams need those valuable points on offer from these two test matches. Virat Kohli will be looking to stamp his command right from the first session of the first Test match.
India however, is still looking disoriented considering their poor performance in the warm-up match against the NEW ZELAND-A Team at Christchurch Match. Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, and Shubman Gill have found it extremely tough to score. These young players from India who got many runs in the home series and domestic season could not score in the warm-up match. At one point Team India was 5 runs for 3 wickets (5-3) in the match. This has rung some alarm bells for the selector prior to this important Test Series against the New Zealand.
Will India be able to gain back their lost confidence and take the game to New Zealand in the coming Test series starting this week from 21st-February. For Live Cricket match updates and live streams keep following WatchLiveCric.com.