- Shreyas Iyer Quickfire 50 helps India beat New Zealand by 6 wickets
- India beat New Zealand by 6 wickets
- Virat Kohli won the toss and choose to bowl first.
Shreyas Iyer finishes off in style the ball almost disappeared in the night sky before landing into the stands. After India lost three wickets, he took on himself and never let India get off the track in the 204 chase. Virat Kohli 45 runs and KL Rahul 56 runs had set a strong base with a second-wicket partnership, after losing Rohit Sharma early.
After 20 overs New Zealand finished with a strong total on the board 203/5. Ross Taylor remained unbeaten on 54, his first T20I fifty after six years. Colin Munro set the platform with fifty, Williamson scored a blazing 26 balls 51 runs. Bumrah was outstanding, gave 31 runs and took a wicket. Mohammed Shami 0/53 and Shardul Thakur 1/44.
Highest stands for India against New Zealand in T20I
158 runs Shikhar Dawan and Rohit Sharma, Delhi, 2017
99 runs KL Rahul and Virat Kohli, Auckland, 2020
79 runs Shikhar Dawan and Rohit Sharma, Auckland, 2019
Highest targets successfully chased by India inT20I
208 Vs West Indies, Hyderabad, 2019
207 Vs Sri Lanka, Mohali, 2009
204 Vs Bew Zealand, Aukland, 2020
Highest targets successfully chased down against new Zealand in T20I
244, Australia, Aukland, 2018
204, India, Auckland, 2020
174, South Africa, Hamilton, 2012