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IND A vs NZ A 3rd ODI: Sanju Samson's India A clean sweep New Zealand A in ODI series, clinch series 3-0

IND A vs NZ A 3rd ODI: With this win, India has clean swept New Zealand A as they earlier won the first two ODIs against them. In the first ODI, India chased down 168 runs with 7 wickets in hand. The Indian A team emerged victorious by 4 wickets as they chased down 220 runs in 34 overs.

Varun Malik Written By: Varun Malik New Delhi Updated on: September 27, 2022 18:16 IST
Sanju Samson guided IND A to a 3-0 win against NZ A.
Image Source : GETTY IMAGES Sanju Samson guided IND A to a 3-0 win against NZ A.

IND A vs NZ A 3rd ODI: Sanju Samson has led the Indian Cricket team's A side to clean sweep New Zealand A after registering a thumping win in the third ODI by 106 on Tuesday. Batting first on MA Chidambaram Stadium, India A registered a score of 284 runs with half-centuries from Samson, Tilak Verma and Shardul Thakur. India later bowled New Zealand A for 178 with Raj Bawa starring in the bowling department, scalping four wickets in 5.3 overs. 

With this, India has clean swept New Zealand A in the ODI series. Batting first in the final ODI, India lost both the openers after the powerplay, and their score read 65/2 after 11.2 overs. Opener Abhimanyu Easwaran got a good start but could make the most of his start as he got out on 39. However, the middle order batters Sanju Samson and Tilak Varma stabilised the innings with knocks of 54 and 51, respectively. Shardul Thakur provided late fireworks with his 33-ball 51-run knock and helped India A get to 284 in 49.3 overs.

While chasing, New Zealand A lost Chad Bowes in the 10th over while the other opener Dane Cleaver staged a fight as he held one end up. The wickets kept tumbling, and India got the 6th wicket in the form of Cleaver, who scored a valiant 83 off 89 balls. India's Raj Bawa displayed a spectacular show, scalping four wickets for 11 runs in 5.3 overs. In the end, New Zealand A got bowled out for 178 in 38.3 overs. 

India A had earlier tasted victories in the first two ODIs too. In the first match, India chased down 168 runs with seven wickets in hand, while the team emerged victorious by four wickets in the second match as they chased down 220 runs in 34 overs. 

Earlier, India A had also won the Test series against the A team of Black Caps, winning the third Test. The first two Test matches ended in a draw. The ODI series was held at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, while the Test series was played at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.

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