India vs New Zealand, Rohit Sharma: India defeated New Zealand by 12 runs in a thrilling match in the first match of the three-match ODI series between India and New Zealand. Batting first, the Indian team scored 349 runs. For India, Shubman Gill played a brilliant inning of 208 runs in 149 balls with the help of 19 fours and 9 sixes. While chasing the target, the Kiwi team could score only 337 runs. At the same time, after the match, Indian captain Rohit Sharma praised Shubman Gill and gave a big statement on this victory.
Rohit praised Shubman fiercely
India’s captain Rohit Sharma said after the win that ‘to be honest, the way he (Bracewell) was batting and the way it came well on the bat, it was clean ball striking. We knew that if we bowl well, we will come back in the match. I said at the toss that we want to challenge ourselves. Gill is playing brilliantly. We wanted to use his form, so we backed him in the series against Sri Lanka as well. He is a free flowing batsman who is very nice to watch. He executes what he wants to do, he is very clear about his plan.
Shubman scored a double century
Indian team’s young star opener Shubman Gill rocked the first ODI with the bat against New Zealand at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad. Shubman took the news of Kiwi bowlers fiercely in this match and played an inning of 208 runs in 149 balls with the help of 19 fours and 9 sixes. This was the first double century of his career.
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