India off to a watchful start vs NZ
November 25, 2022  07:13

India 12-0 (3 ovs) vs NZ | Scorecard

Captain Shikhar Dhawan walks out to open the batting with the young Shubman Gill, while veteran Tim Southee opens the bowling for the hosts.

The first ball is full and swings in sharply as Dhawan watchfully keeps it out before he plays a beautiful straight drive next ball to get off the mark with a confident boundary back past the bowler.

Dhawan defends the next into the covers and taps the fourth ball on the leg side followed by a leave.

He keeps out the last ball to end the first over of the match.

Fast bowler Matt Henry from the other end. He starts with a big wide outside the off-stump as he misses the line with the outswinger and Gill blocks the next.

Henry keeps on a good line outside the off-stump as Gill watchfully defends before he leaves one and inside edges the last ball on to his pads as he plays six dots in a row.

Southee from the other end. Dhawan comes down the track and drives the first ball in style through the covers for his second four and then takes a quick run on the off-side.

Gill pushes the fourth ball into the covers for a quick run to get off the mark and Dhawan takes one off the next.
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