IND vs NZ 1st ODI, Tom Latham: Despite Michael Bracewell’s stormy century in the first ODI, the New Zealand team had to face defeat. In this way, Team India has gone ahead 1-0 in the 3 ODI series. In fact, in this match, New Zealand had a target of 350 runs to win, but the visiting team was reduced to just 337 runs in 49.2 overs. Michael Bracewell played a stormy innings for New Zealand. Michael Bracewell returned after scoring 140 runs off 78 balls. He hit 12 fours and 10 sixes in his innings. Apart from this, Mitchell Santner played an important inning of 57 runs in 45 balls.
‘No doubt it was a wonderful innings’
At the same time, after this match, New Zealand captain Tom Latham praised Michael Braceval. He said that it was an unbelievable innings. Our team was struggling losing 6 wickets for 131 runs, but from there we managed to reach 337 runs, it was a great innings. Although, despite this brilliant innings, we could not win the match, it is sad, but there is no doubt that it was a wonderful innings. Especially, when you are chasing runs in difficult conditions. The more praise this innings deserves, the less it is.
‘Michael Bracewell’s innings gave hope of victory’
The New Zealand captain said that our defeat was almost certain, but Michael Bracewell’s innings had raised hopes of victory. He said that it had become easier to bat under the lights at night. Praising the Indian bowlers, the New Zealand captain said that Team India’s bowlers made excellent use of the slower ball and cutter. Michael Bracewell and Mitchell Santner batted brilliantly. It was a great experience to watch both of them bat. Significantly, in this match, apart from Michael Bracewell’s stormy century, Mitchell Santner played a half-century innings.
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