Shreyas Iyer's Statement After the 7-Wickets Loss In First ODI Against New Zealand India is on a tour of New Zealand, and the rain-affected T20 series ended on a greater note for India as they won the T20 series by 1-0. The first T20 match was abandoned without bowling a ball. India won the second T20, while the 3rd T20 ended in a tie. The latest cricket news is New Zealand made a comeback after a series loss and won the first ODI by 7 wickets.
If we see the cricket updates, India scored 306 runs for 7 wickets in 50 overs. New Zealand chased the score in 47.1 overs and won the match by 7 wickets.
Indian batter Shreyash Iyer said he was happy with the total, but the hosts pulled it off in 47.1 overs. He added 306 was a good score, but things didn’t go in our way as we wanted. Shreyas said they will learn from this game and come back with ideas.
In recent years, a lot of people criticized the approach of India in white ball cricket. He said we can’t play the T20 mode in fifty overs because it offers extra time.
The Indian bowler took the initial wickets of the Kiwis' batter, but Tom Latham and Kane Williamson made a partnership. They won for their team without getting out. Indian batter Iyer gives credit to Kane Williamson and Tom Latham. It was the top cricket news. He praised the Kiwis' batter for the way they handled the pressure and pulled off the match. He said they are not thinking too far about the loss and are maintaining a good intent and fitness level. They are optimistic and look for the things that are in hand. He added that the player wants to perform consistently.
New Zealand won the toss and decided to bowl. Indian openers Shikhar Dhawan and Shubman Gill came to open. They made 124 runs of partnership for the first wicket. Shubman Gill and Shikhar Dhawan, both got out on 124 runs on Lockie Ferguson and Tim Southee balls respectively. They added 72 runs and 50 runs respectively. Shreyas Iyer came in the third position and scored 80 runs in 76 balls. In the end, Washington Sundar scored 37 runs in 16 balls. India scored 306 runs for seven wickets in 50 overs.
In response, New Zealand came to open and lost their early wickets. Finn Allen got out at the score of 35 runs after adding 22 runs, and Devon Conway got at the score of 68 runs after adding 24 runs. Kane Williamson and Tom Latham make a partnership of 221* for the fourth wickets and chased the score in 47.1 overs. If we see the cricket-related news, it is one of the finest innings.