Who won India vs New Zealand 3rd ODI? Check IND vs NZ Man of the Match Award winner

Updated on: Jan 24, 2023 9:43 pm IST

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    IND vs NZ 3rd ODI: India and New Zealand faced off each other  in the dead rubber third ODI of the three-match series in Indore. It was a a high scoring thriller that saw batters of both the teams smashing bowlers all over the park and making their mockery. The game went down to the 40th over as the hosts bowled well in the later half and produced a magnificent effort to clinch the game by 90 runs to complete the whitewash.

    IND vs NZ 2023: India thumps New Zealand by 90 runs to complete 3-0 whitewash

    New Zealand won the toss and put India to bat first. His decision to bowl first didn’t pay off as opener Rohit Sharma (101) and Shubman Gill (113) smashed Kiwi bowlers all over the park and made them toil hard. They smashed 212 runs for the opening partnership and gave India a solid start.

    Virat Kohli too chipped in with a crucial 38-run knock before Hardik Pandya stepped in and smashed a staggering half-century to help India finish innings on high. Based on the superlative batting, they posted a total of 385 runs on the board.

    Chasing the target, even though New Zealand lost Fin Allen in the first over, Devon Conway kept them in the hunt and made mockery of Indian bowling line up. He stitched crucial partnerships with Henry Nicholls (42) and Daryl Mitchell (24) and kept his side in hunt.

    Shardul Thakur tilted the game in his side’s favour with three wickets in quick succession balls and reduced New Zealand to from 106/1 to 200/5. Umran Malik then removed dangerous Conway for 138 before Kuldeep Yadav outfoxed Michael Bracewell, who looked threatening as well for, 26 and Lockie Ferguson for 7 runs. A Superlative bowling performance helped the hosts bundle out the opposition for 295 runs and complete the 3-0 whitewash.

    IND vs NZ: Who won Man of the Match Award in third ODI between India and New Zealand 

    Shardul Thakur was awarded the Player of the Match in the third ODI between India and New Zealand. The pacer change the complexion of the game with his staggering spell of fast bowling and helped India clinched the game. Shardul took three quick wickets in the middle overs that tilted game in India’s favour. He returned with the figures of 3/45. 

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