Super Over does not favor New Zealand. Once again the same thing has been proved. Earlier today, New Zealand faced another defeat by the Super Over trap! Yes, in the last ICC Cricket World Cup, the Black Caps played the final and their opponent was England. After the Super Over, New Zealand faced the heartbroken defeat. Now, team India is visiting New Zealand after a long time. The schedule is long enough. They are playing a five matches T20I series currently. In the 4th T20I, New Zealand was defeated. Once again, Super Over was against the local team. Through the victory, India is one step closer to whitewash New Zealand in the T20I series.
After the four matches in the T20I series, India won all four matches and just one match to go. If the team of Kohli can manage the 5th victory, they will whitewash Black Caps at the venue of New Zealand.
Another Super Over, another loss for New Zealand
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) January 31, 2020
India won the first two matches against New Zealand quite easily. But in the 3rd T20I, Men in Blues faced heavy competition from the local team. On the 29th January 2020, the 3rd match took place where India beat New Zealand through the Super Over. India scored 179 runs in 20 overs. Later, the local team also finished their innings scoring 179 runs so far. Through the Super Over, India won the match as well as confirmed the T20I series. Now, earlier today, the 4th match between them took place. And once again New Zealand faced another defeat by the Super Over trap!
At the Westpac Stadium, Wellington, the 4th T20I took place between India and New Zealand. The local team won the toss and let India bat first. Rahul and Samson opened the innings for India. In 14 runs, Samson was gone. Then the captain Kohli came but added only 11 runs so far. The opener Rahul scored 39 runs so far. Among the middle-order players, Manish Pandey added the highest 50 runs and he was unbeaten. Losing 8 wickets, India scored 165 runs in 20 overs so far.
Later, New Zealand came to chase the score. In 22 runs, the opening partnership was broken. But the 2nd wicket partnership between Munro and Tim, they led the team near the victory. Colin Munro added 64 runs highest and Tim scored 57 runs so far. Losing 7 wickets, New Zealand also scored 165 runs in 20 overs. Later, Super Over favored India and New Zealand tasted another defeat.
12/2 from Bumrah’s over.
— ICC (@ICC) January 31, 2020