New Zealand leg-spinner Ish Sodhi grabbed one of many best catches on his personal bowling within the third T20I in opposition to India on Sunday. He dismissed Indian skipper Rohit Sharma on 56 on the latter’s favorite searching floor – the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
The incident befell within the twelfth over of the primary innings when Rohit tried to hit Sodhi’s supply straight down the bottom, however the Black Caps’ spinner confirmed nice reflexes and took an excellent one-handed catch.
Rohit was left shocked with Sodhi’s brilliance and quitely walked again to the dugout.
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What a reflex catch that was by @ish sodhi#IndianCricketTeam #newzealandcricket#INDVsNZ pic.twitter.com/p51awFb6ZX
— Kashish (@Kashish_kk_) November 21, 2021
After opting to bat first, India posted a complete of 184/7 on the board of their stipulated 20 overs. Rohit and Ishan Kishan gave their aspect a flying begin and added 69 runs for the opening wicket. New Zealand skipper Mitchell Santer proved his mettle by taking three vital wickets of Ishan, Surya Kumar Yadav and Rishabh Pant.
Rohit accomplished his half-century in simply 31 balls, whereas Shreyas Iyer (25), Venkatesh Iyer (20), Harshal Patel (18) and Deepak Chahar’s contribution (21* off 8) took India to a stable complete.
In reply, New Zealand bought bundled out for 111. Solely Martin Guptill performed a promising knock for his group, earlier than being dismissed by Yuzvendra Chahal.
India received the match by 73 runs and whitewashed the opposition (3-0) within the three-match sequence.
For his constant efficiency within the T20I sequence, Indian captain and opening batter Rohit was awarded the ‘Participant of the Sequence’. However, Axar Patel – who bagged three wickets in three overs – received the ‘Participant of the Match’ award.