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India defeat New Zealand by six wickets in first ODI

PTI Dharamsala | Updated on January 16, 2018 Published on October 16, 2016
Indian players celebrate the dismissal of a New Zealand batsman in the first ODI match in Dharamsala on Sunday.

Indian players celebrate the dismissal of a New Zealand batsman in the first ODI match in Dharamsala on Sunday.   -  PTI

Indian cricket team members posing for group photo, prior to the beginning of the 900th One Day International Match at Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh. Photo: R V Moorthy   -  The Hindu

Chasing a modest 191 to win, India defeated New Zealand by six wickets in the first cricket One-day International match at HPCA stadium, here today.

Opener Tom Latham was top scorer for the Kiwis with his unbeaten 79—run knock while Hardik Pandya (3/31) and Amit Mishra (3/49) took three wickets apiece for the hosts.

Vira Kohli scored an unbeaten 85 in India’s chase.

Brief Scores:

New Zealand: 190 all out in 43.5 overs. (Tom Latham 79, Tim Southee 55; H Pandya 3/31, Amit Mishra 3/49).

India: 194 for 4 in 33.1 overs. (Virat Kohli 85 not out, Ajinkya Rahane 33; Ish Sodhi 1/28).

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Published on October 16, 2016
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