Even after starting out as an absolute favorite, India managed to loss to New Zealand who were the underdogs in the T20 World Cup match against India. There is no denying that Team India and Team New Zealand are significantly different teams but India’s losing out to the Kiwi force showed that India still have a lot of home work to do before they takes on Pakistan in their next encounter. At the end of this match, everyone who have been drawing stiff comparisons between McCullum and Sodhi and Santner and Aswin or Jadeja will definitely take a back step. So, what went wrong? Did Dhoni analyzed the pitch wrongly? It’s understandable that he didn’t want to break away the winning combination and hence went forward with the idea of playing with three seamers. Now, in doing so, the only option was to leave out Harbhajan Singh from the squad who now at the end of the game appears to have been quite handful in offering a few blows to the Kiwis batting line up at the very onset of the match.
Kane Williamson had his faith bent on three spinners namely Trent Boult, Cleanaghan and Tim Southey who formed a fantastic trio. But, Williamson also kept two seamers, Corey Anderson and another all-rounder in Adam Milnein order to generate pace and reduce any conditions back to normalcy. The other stagey which worked for Newzealand was top go after hitting the new ball. Although, Martin Guptill got out early, that didn’t seem to stop Colin Munro storming after Ashwin in the very same over.
So, overall this is the complete analysis revealing the true reason due to which India was not able to grab the winning position in yesterday’s match with New Zealand. Several predictions came out before the match but still controversies remain about the match, which India lost. New Zealand won by 47 runs and the entire credit goes to the spinners from New Zealand who made it possible for the teal to win the match against India. On the other hand, the hosts from India made only 79 runs from 18.1 overs that’s their lowest score while playing on homeland.