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IND v NZ: How Shikhar Dhawan & Co’s dream of winning the ODI series in New Zealand ended? understand

New Delhi. The second ODI of the series to be played in Hamilton between India and New Zealand was canceled due to rain. Due to frequent rains, the match could not be played for more than 12.5 overs. In this match, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss in the second ODI as well and once again chose to bowl. However, the toss was delayed by 15 minutes due to rain and cloud cover. The opening pair of Shikhar Dhawan and Shubman Gill came out to bat and before the cancellation of the match, India had scored 89 runs at the loss of 1 wicket. Dhawan was dismissed after scoring 3 runs. At the same time, Gill was playing 45 off 42 balls and Suryakumar Yadav was playing 34 off 25 balls.

The rain interrupted the match for the first time after the 5th over. At that time, the opening pair of Gill and Dhawan had scored 23 runs in 4.5 overs. But, after this it started raining heavily and the players of both the teams had to return to the dressing room. After this, when the match started, the game was reduced to 29-29 overs.

Dhawan was out immediately after the start of the match. Matt Henry made him his victim. After this there was a good partnership between Gill and Suryakumar. Both had added 66 runs in 46 balls for the second wicket. Suryakumar batted aggressively and he scored 34 runs in 25 balls. At the same time, Gill had also reached close to the half-century. But, in the 13th over, torrential rain started again. Then Suryakumar was playing on 34 and Dhawan on 45 runs. After a while the rain stopped. But, the outfield was wet. After this the umpire decided to cancel the match.

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New Zealand won the first ODI
Earlier, New Zealand won the first ODI played in Auckland by 7 wickets and took a 1-0 lead in the series. India had a chance to make a comeback in Hamilton. But, the match was canceled due to rain and now Team India will not be able to win the series. However, if India wins the last match of the series, then the series can end in a draw. On the last tour too, India lost the ODI series after winning the T20 series against New Zealand.

India made two changes
In the second ODI, India made 2 changes in its playing XI. Deepak Chahar was included in place of Shardul Thakur and Deepak Hooda in place of Sanju Samson. The third ODI between the two countries will be played in Christchurch on 30 November.

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