IND vs NZ: In the first T20 match between India and New Zealand at Eden Park in Auckland, Shreyas Iyer gave a six-wicket win to India by 6 wickets from Tim Southee. Shreyas Iyer played a quick inning of 58 runs off 29 balls. During his batting, he returned unbeaten pavilion after scoring 5 fours and 3 tremendous sixes. With this, Iyer completed the second half-century of his T20 career. Shreyas Iyer was adjudged Man of the Match for his superb batting. This is the first victory of the Indian team in the year 2020 on foreign soil.
Retained its form
Shreyas Iyer also returned unbeaten pavilion against Australia in the third ODI on 19 January, in which India won the series by 7 wickets and won the series 2-1. In Bangalore’s M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Iyer played an unbeaten inning of 44 runs off 35 balls. During this innings, he hit 6 fours and 1 magnificent six.
Shreyas’s career has been like this
Shreyas Iyer has played 15 ODIs for India, in which he has scored 531 runs at an average of 44.25. He has scored 6 half-centuries in his ODI career so far. At the same time, looking at his T20 career, he has scored 322 runs in 18 T20 matches. During this time he has scored 2 half-centuries.
India made a 1-0 lead in the series
Team India won the first match of the five-match T20 series between India and New Zealand by 6. With this, the Indian team has taken a 1-0 lead in the series. In this match, Virat Kohli decided to bowl after winning the toss. After losing the toss and batting first, the Kiwi team scored 203 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in the prescribed 50 overs. Bharti team, chasing the target of 204 runs, won the match by 6 wickets in the first over. Now the second T20 match between India and New Zealand team will be played on Sunday 26 January at the same ground in Auckland.