Raipur: India defeated New Zealand by eight wickets in the second ODI played in Raipur on Saturday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. In the second ODI, the Indian team had to score 109 runs to win. Team India chased down the target easily by losing just two wickets in just 20.1 overs. With this, India has also taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
India beat New Zealand by 8 wickets in the second ODI in Raipur to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
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Captain Rohit Sharma’s important innings
Chasing the target of 109, Captain Rohit Sharma played an important inning of 51 runs for Team India. He hit 7 fours and 2 sixes in his innings. While Virat Kohli was dismissed for 11 runs only. Same, Shubman Gill scored 40 runs while Ishaan Kishan remained unbeaten on 08 runs. Shubman Gill hit 6 fours in his innings.
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