India finally win and level the three-match series with Suryakumar smashing a winning boundary.
Will the game go to the super over?
Sundar gets run-out on a ball which seemed like a LBW for Suryakumar. India need 30 runs from 33 balls.
Ish Sodhi dismisses rahul Tripathi 13 (18) after Ishan Kishan was sent back to hut and now the Indian batters are half-way their target in 10.4 overs.
Gill 11(9) gets dismissed on back foot for the fourth time from his previous 5 innings. Bracewell draws first blood for the kiwis.
Ishan Kishan has just scored 3 runs of just 11 balls and Shubman Gill has scored 11 runs of 8 balls. The chase for 100 runs is slow by the India batters.
It is New Zealand's lowest score against India. Will India be able to chase 100 runs and level the series?
Average first innings runs at the Ekana stadium in T20s is 157. How much more can New Zealand score?
This is brilliant bowling by Arshdeep as he gets another wicket in his first over. NZ 9 down.
Arshdeep Singh has broke into the wickets column with a wicket in his first over. Short ball, and Sodhi could not get enough bat as he sends this straight to Pandya at mid on.
Arshdeep Singh takes a wonderful catch to dismiss Bracewell 14(22) leading New Zealand into deep trouble
5 overs are left for the first innings to get over and the kiwis are struggling to score runs, With Bracewell and Santner on field, will New Zealand make comeback?
Ishan Kishan makes no mistake as he runs out Mark Chapman to put the kiwis in trouble
Washington sustains injury on bowling arm. Physio out to check on him and he's off the field now.
Glenn Phillips 5 (10) falls prey to Deepak Hooda's delivery and the New Zealand batting line-up collapse.
New Zealand score a decent total but lose early wickets.
Washington Sundar dismisses Devon Conway 11(14) as Ishan Kisham takes a brilliant catch with the kiwis losing early wickets.
Chahal dismissed Allen 11 (10) and became the leading wicket taker for India in T20Is leaving behind Bhuvneshwar Kumar with a total 91 wickets.
The kiwis start on a high note as they smash 21 runs including 3 boundaries
We are gonna have a bat. The stats say that it's challenging to chase here. We'll try to get some runs on the board and see what it does. We had a tough one-day series, it was nice to bounce back with a win. Different guys stepping up at different times is always nice. It's never easy to beat India at home. That partnership between Surya and Hardik put them right back in the game. The key is to take wickets through the middle, that's the best way to slow them down. You got to take that (bigger ground dimensions) into account. Same team.
We were also thinking about batting first. It can't difficult than this in a bilateral series, looking forward to this game. We are going to make mistakes and we'll learn from them. It might turn. Umran misses out, Yuzi comes in.
Finn Allen, Devon Conway(w), Mark Chapman, Glenn Phillips, Daryl Mitchell, Michael Bracewell, Mitchell Santner(c), Ish Sodhi, Jacob Duffy, Lockie Ferguson, Blair Tickner
Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan(w), Rahul Tripathi, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya(c), Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh
Yuzvendra Chahal has replaced Umran Malik from the previous Playing XI in the 2nd T20I.
New Zealand have won the toss and opted to bat first.
New Zealand Squad
Finn Allen, Devon Conway (wk), Mark Chapman, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner (c), Michael Bracewell, Jacob Duffy, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Blair Tickner, Michael Rippon, Dane Cleaver, Henry Shipley, Ben Lister
Ishan Kishan (wk), Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya (c), Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jitesh Sharma, Mukesh Kumar, Prithvi Shaw
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