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.

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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.