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IND vs NZ 1st ODI: New Zealand defeats India by 7 wickets as Tom Lathan smashes a century

New Zealand beats India by 7 wickets in the 1st ODI of the series at Eden Park, Auckland on Friday. Tom Lathan mustered a century and skipper Kane Williamson had an unbeaten knock of 94 runs. Indian batters like Shreyas Iyer, Shikhar Dhawan, and Shubman Gill smashed half-centuries that helped India to post a total of 306/7. Lockie Ferguson and Tim Southee picked three wickets each.

India vs New Zealand, 1st OD: Match Highlights

india vs new zealand odi live score updates india set 307 run target for blackcaps in first odi on the back of dhawan gill and iyer half centuries IND vs NZ 1st ODI: New Zealand defeats India by 7 wickets as Tom Lathan smashes a century
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The Black Caps have beaten India by seven wickets in the first ODI at Eden Park in Auckland. With this win, the hosts took the lead of 1-0 in the three-day ODI match series. Kane Williamson won the toss and put India to bat first. India saw some fine batting performances from Shreyas Iyer(80 runs from 76 balls), Shikhar Dhawan(72 runs from 77 balls), and Shubman Gil (50 runs from 65 balls). Lockie Ferguson and Tim Southee scalped three wickets each. The men in blue posted a total of 207 runs and the kiwis already scored 309 in 47.1 overs. New Zealand lost some early wickets of Finn Allen, Devon Conway, and Daryl Mitchell. Tom Latham and Kane Williamson shone, the former mustering 145 runs off 104 deliveries and the latter smashing an unbeaten 94 runs in 98 deliveries. From 88/3 in 19.5 overs, both of them got New Zealand back on track. They had a 221-run stand in 165 deliveries. This is where India was put under real pressure and the victory started inclining toward the hosts. Latham and Williamson together smashed nine boundaries from 42.2 to 47.1 overs which allowed them to take a lead in this series. Umran malik who debuted in ODI with this match scalped two wickets giving three fours in two overs.

The second ODI will take place on November 27 at 7:00 AM IST


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