New Zealand stunned the Indian batting, commentators and fans once again. The kiwis won the 4th match by 19 runs and with that they have leveled the series. This is another fantastic win for the visitors here in India.
New Zealand had everything on the line in this game. They were one game down in the series. If Indian had won this game they had the series in their pockets. But New Zealand denied it with their superb bowling attack.
This was a good bowling performance from the Kiwis that earned them this win. New Zealand won the toss and went to bat first. The kiwi opening pair had a fantastic start with the bat. The ball was new and Guptill utilized it hitting for some good number of boundaries.
Guptill hit some fast runs in the power play. His boundaries gave New Zealand a stunning run rate of 7 runs per over in the first 7 to 8 overs. The Indian bowlers did not get the right line and length and that helped New Zealand get to a fast track.
The first four kiwi batters did hit some solid runs. But after that in the middle and ending overs the Indian bowlers picked up some crucial wickets and slowed the run rate. New Zealand made 260 in their batting innings.
Indian batting was failed by some superb bowling from the New Zealand new ball bowlers. The wickets kept falling down for the Indian side. When Pandya got out falling at long on Indian crowd was completely silent. Virat Kohli stood up from his seat on this fall of wicket. He was not expecting this shot from Pandya. The commentators were also looking pretty much frustrated with this shot.