IND v NZ 2nd ODI: Hardik Pandya dismisses Mitchell Santner; breaks a 40+ run partnership

Hardik Pandya has given the much wanted breakthrough to India against New Zealand.


Indian cricket team are currently playing the second ODI against New Zealand on Saturday, 21st January in Raipur, Chattisgarh. The Indian pacers are on fire as they have sent 8 of New Zealand’s batters back to pavilion on just 103 runs.

At one time, New Zealand were 15/5 and it was a brilliant bowling performance from India in the powerplay. However a good partnership from Bracewell and Philips took the score past 50 for the visitors. After Bracewell gone, Santner made a 40+ run partnership with Philips.

India wanted the breakthrough and Hardik Pandya gave it in the 30th over. Hardik Pandya dismissed Santner to break the partnership. Seeing 15/5, 100 runs was looking impossible for New Zealand but they managed to get past 100.