India steamrolled New Zealand within the third T20 Worldwide (T20I) at Eden Gardens in Kolkata to register a clear sweep within the three-match collection.
After opting to bat first, the hosts bought off to an amazing begin as captain Rohit Sharma and his accomplice Ishan Kishan took the crew to a flyer.
The pair added 69 runs for the opening wicket in 6 overs earlier than New Zealand’s stand-in skipper Mitchell Santner introduced the velocity breakers by dismissing Kishan (29), Suryakumar Yadav (0), and Rishabh Pant (4) to scale back India to 83/3 in 9 overs.
Quickly, Rohit smashed a vital half-century, however Ish Sodhi eliminated him to deteriorate Indian batting additional. The Mumbaikar hit 56 from 31 deliveries with the assistance of 5 fours and three sixes.
Shreyas Iyer (25 off 20), Venkatesh Iyer (20 off 15), Harshal Patel (18 off 11) and Deepak Chahar (21* off 8) made precious contributions down the order to assist India put up an enormous whole of 184/7 on the board in 20 overs.
In reply, New Zealand bought bundled out for a mere 111 and misplaced the competition by an enormous margin of 73 runs. The Black Caps batting unit fell like a pack of playing cards with as many as eight batters registered single-digit scores, together with two geese. Opener Martin Guptill top-scored with 51 off 36 balls, with the assistance of eight boundaries.
For the house crew, Axar Patel shined with the ball and picked up a three-wicket haul whereas conceding solely 9 runs in three overs. Harshal additionally carried out effectively as he took a few scalps for 26 runs in three overs.
Right here is how Twitter reacted:
First collection win for this duo #RahulDravid #RohitSharma dominated in all of the departments. Congratulations #TeamIndia Champions stuff. #INDVsNZT20 @BCCI
— Vinay Kumar R (@Vinay_Kumar_R) November 21, 2021
Clear sweep full 💪
India skittle New Zealand out for 111 and win the ultimate T20I by 73 runs to take the collection 3-0.#INDvNZ | https://t.co/ZzuqcIe2Ih pic.twitter.com/KJMmGe2G1D
— ICC (@ICC) November 21, 2021
Effectively performed Staff India 👏🏼 #INDvNZ pic.twitter.com/n2qbLQEuu4
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) November 21, 2021
India vs New Zealand in males’s T20Is:
Till 2016 – Gained 0, Misplaced 5
2017-2019 – Gained 3, Misplaced 3
Since 2020 – Gained 8, Misplaced 1#INDvNZ
— Kausthub Gudipati (@kaustats) November 21, 2021
That is that from the Eden Gardens as #TeamIndia win by 73 runs and clinch the collection 3-0.
Scorecard – https://t.co/MTGHRx2llF #INDvNZ @Paytm pic.twitter.com/TwN622SPAz
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 21, 2021
India’s evening in Kolkata. Congratulations to Rohit Sharma and his crew. The Check collection begins on Thursday in Kanpur. Scorecard | https://t.co/mZ8BkeO5Ob #INDvNZ pic.twitter.com/6dGh0i8x6V
— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) November 21, 2021
🇮🇳🔥 WHITEWASH COMPLETED! India comfortably defended the full to win the T20I collection 3 – 0 in opposition to New Zealand.
📸 Getty • #INDvNZ #NZvIND #AxarPatel #HarshalPatel #TeamIndia #BharatArmy pic.twitter.com/zyPMJNlv1Z
— The Bharat Military (@thebharatarmy) November 21, 2021
– Rohit Sharma 159 runs in 103 balls, 10 sixes, 11 fours
– Martin Guptill 152 runs in 93 balls, 10 sixes, 10 fours#INDVsNZT20 #INDvNZ #INDvsNZ
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) November 21, 2021
Clear sweep ✅#TeamIndia full an emphatic win at Eden Gardens with an excellent bowling efficiency 🙌#INDvNZ #OrangeArmy pic.twitter.com/ayhPgj0DUY
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) November 21, 2021
𝐂𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐧 𝐒𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐩 ✅💙
3/3 wins for #TeamIndia in opposition to 🇳🇿#OneFamily #INDvNZ @ImRo45 @RishabhPant17 @HarshalPatel23 @BCCI pic.twitter.com/Bj0WWPPGad
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) November 21, 2021
Huge win for Staff India.#INDvNZ Scorecard: https://t.co/csEzsHAr9L pic.twitter.com/Px4V5AVlCp
— CricketTimes.com (@CricketTimesHQ) November 21, 2021