India beat New Zealand by 8 wickets in 1st ODI (D/L)

Shikhar Dhawan 75* today for India
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New Zealand won the toss and decided to bat against India at McLean Park, Napier today in the 1st ODI.

Match Summary

New Zealand 157 (Kane Williamson 64; Kuldeep Yadav 4-39, Mohammed Shami 3-19)

India 156 - 2 (Shikhar Dhawan 75*, Virat Kohli 45; Doug Bracewell 1-23)

Result - India won by 8 wickets (DLS Method) (D/L)

Scorecard

Series Stats

Some great bowling by the India bowlers, in particular, Kuldeep Yadav 4-39 and Mohammed Shami 3-19, reduced New Zealand to 157 all out in 38 overs. Kane Williamson top scored with 64.

In reply, in a sun affected chase (no seriously - sun shining into batsmen eyes and play halted for about 30 minutes) India won by 8 wickets - Shikhar Dhawan 75* and Virat Kohli 45 the stars with the bat cruised to an easy victory.

New Zealand - Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Latham(wk), Mitchell Santner, Doug Bracewell, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult

India - Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli(c), Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(wk), Kedar Jadhav, Vijay Shankar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal

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