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Twitter reacts as Latham & Taylor help Kiwis ace chase against India

Taylor-Latham put on a 200-run partnership that helped Kiwis ace the chase (Credits: THe Indian Express via REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui)

Well, who saw this coming from New Zealand for being the silent assasin to bury India’s hopes alive of a cleansweep in the ODI series? Clearly, Virat Kohli & Co were battered all ends up. Credits to Kane Williamson & Co for setting things up perfectly in situ in what was vital for them to take a 1-0 lead in the series with a 6wicket win at Wakhede Stadium.

There were all strong evidences and statements to show India are rock solid at home. But, the Black Caps had the vision to clear all those records to put the opposition in the cracking dustbowl. Even in the unfamiliar territory, New Zealand showed what they are inclined to extracting the positives.

Taylor-Latham put on a 200-run partnership that helped Kiwis ace the chase (Credits: THe Indian Express via REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui)

With two more games still to be played, the drama is still in process. Next game for India should the response straightaway in a bid to stay alive in the home series. Virat Kohli’s batting masterclass in getting to his 31st ton surpassing Ricky Ponting’s tally of 30 tons was the talking point as far as India are concerned.

There are lot to talk about New Zealand’s performance and little did they was no modicum of negatives. Barring some hiccups against Virat’s masterclass, they ensured to ink the chase with ease by the help of Tom Latham and Ross Taylor’s solid 200-run partnership. Latham got to his 4th century whereas Ross Taylor missed it by a whisker of 5 runs.

India and their fans would want to forget what has happened so far as it was the experience that needs to be taken into count. The second ODI is scheduled to be played on October 25, Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune.

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Written by Chaithanya G

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