Captain Sanju Samson shines in the third ODI too
Indian team won the third match by 106 runs
Blue Army also captured the series 3-0
New Delhi. The three-match ODI series played between India and New Zealand A (India A vs New Zealand A) team has ended. The Indian A team won all the matches of the ODI series. The third and final match of this series was played today at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. In this match, the Indian team won by 106 runs. With this success, the Indian team has won the three-match ODI series played between the two teams by 3-0.
In the third ODI, after winning the toss, the Indian team, batting first, set a target of 285 runs in front of the opposition team. Batting at the third order for the team, Captain Sanju Samson managed to score the highest 54 runs in 68 balls. Apart from Samson, young batsman Tilak Verma also batted well and scored a half-century. Tilak managed to score 50 runs in 62 balls. Apart from these two batsmen, Abhimanyu Easwaran was the third highest scorer. He contributed 39 runs in 35 balls while opening the innings.
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Jacob Duffy, Matthew Fisher and Michael Ripon were the most bowlers for the opposition team in today’s match. These three bowlers got two successes respectively. Apart from this, Joe Walker and Rachin Ravindra got one success respectively.
While chasing the target of 285 runs given by the Indian team, the visiting team was bundled out for 178 runs in 38.3 overs. Opening the innings for the team, wicket-keeper opener Dane Cleaver played a belligerent half-century of 83 runs in 89 balls. However, he too failed to win the team. In the third ODI for the Kiwi team, only five batsmen managed to touch the double figure. Apart from Cleaver, the names of Chad Bowes (20), Mark Chapman (11), Captain Tom Bruce (10) and Michael Rippon (29) are included in this.
Raj Bawa was the most successful bowler for the country in the third ODI. Bowling 5.3 overs for the team, he got the maximum four successes by spending just 11 runs. Apart from Bawa, Rahul Chahar and Kuldeep Yadav got two each and Rishi Dhawan and Rahul Tripathi got one success respectively.
Tags: India a, India vs new zealand, New Zealand cricket, Sanju Samson
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 27, 2022, 20:16 IST