Shreyas Iyer IND vs NZ: New Zealand defeated India by 7 wickets in the first match of the ODI series. In this match, the pair of Kane Williamson and Tom Latham overshadowed India. There was a partnership of 221 runs between these two. Shreyas Iyer held a press conference after India’s defeat. He praised the players of New Zealand. Iyer also reacted to the ODI World Cup. He said that I do not think much ahead.
Iyer praised Williamson and Latham. He said, “He played very well. The way he targeted the bowlers was effective. Timing was important. I think their partnership changed the scenario of the game. Both of these should be praised. He targeted loose delivery. I think it helped in his victory.
On the question of India winning the match, he said, “We could have created pressure. If Latham had tried better at the time of batting then things would have been different. We could have changed the result of the match through attacking fielding. It is like a lesson for us. “On the question of ODI World Cup, the Indian batsman said,” I do not like to think too far ahead. I am doing what is in my hands. I am training.
Significantly, in this match, while batting first, India scored 306 runs at the loss of 7 wickets in 50 overs. During this, Shreyas Iyer scored 80 runs while performing brilliantly. He faced 76 balls and hit 4 fours and 4 sixes. Shubman Gill played an inning of 50 runs. Gill hit 3 sixes and a four. Shikhar Dhawan contributed 72 runs. In response, New Zealand won the match with the loss of 3 wickets.
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