Rohit’s fitting reply with bat; slams century
Rohit’s fitting reply with bat; slams century

New Zeland struggling, lost two wickets; India make huge total of 324/4

Agency News

Mount Maunganui, Jan 26: India made a huge total of 324 in the second one day international (ODI) against New Zealand on Sunday at Mount Maunganui.

New Zealand lost their opener Martin Guptill (15) and Captain Kane Williamson (20). While Bhuvaneshwar Kumar scalped Guptill, Mohammed Shami got Williamson's wicket. New Zeland are struggling now at 53/2.

Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat against New Zealand in the 2nd ODI of the five-match series here on Saturday. Rohit Sharma took 87 runs off 96 balls which include three sixers and nine boundaries. Opener Shikhar Dhawan also made 66 runs. When India completed 50 overs, Wicket Keeper Dhoni (48) and Jadav (10) were on creat. India lost wickets of Kohli (43), Ambati Rayudu (47) apart from that of Rohit and Dhawan.

India are 1-0 up in the series.

India have retained the same side as in first ODI at Napier while for New Zealand spinner Sodhi comes in for Santner and all-rounder Grandhomme replaces Southee.


India's XI: 1 Dhawan, 2 Rohit, 3 Kohli, 4 Rayudu, 5 Dhoni 6 Jadhav, 7 Shankar, 8 Kuldeep 9 Chahal 10 Bhuvneshwar 11 Shami

New Zealand XI: Guptill, Munro, Williamson, Taylor, Latham, Nicholls, de Grandhomme, Sodhi, Ferguson, Bracwell, Boult