India won the 1st ODI with 12 runs. Shubman Gill was the man of the match. He scored 208 runs in merely 149 balls. He hit 19 fours and 9 sixes.
The match was played at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. India won the toss and elected to bat first. While batting, they set a big target of 349 at the loss of 8 wickets in due 50 overs. Shubman Gill was the top batsman from the Indian side, and he scored 208 runs. The other significant contributors were captain Rohit Sharma with 34 and Suryakumar Yadav with 31 runs. Overall, Indian batting didn’t do well except for Gill. Shipley and Daryl Mitchell sent 2 boys back to the dressing room. While Lockie Ferguson, Tickner, and Santner were able to register 1 wicket.
Kiwi players were only able to hit 337 in 49.2 overs. All of the team was back in the pavilion 4 balls earlier. The top knocker was Michael Bracewell. He scored 140 at 78 deliveries. Mitchell Santner and Finn Allen contributed with 57 and 40 runs, respectively. Siraj is there with a high wicket-taking streak. He registered 4 wickets. Yadav and Thakur took 2 wickets. At the same time, Mohammed Shami and Hardik Pandya successfully sent back the only player to the pavilion.
Fall of Indian wickets: 60-1 (Rohit, 12.1), 88-2 (Kohli, 15.2), 110-3 (Ishan Kishan, 19.4), 175-4 (Suryakumar Yadav, 28.3), 249-5 (Hardik Pandya, 39.4), 292-6 (Washington Sundar, 44.6), 302-7 (Thakur, 46.4), 345-8 (Shubman Gill, 49.2).
Fall of Kiwi wickets: 28-1 (Devon Conway, 5.4), 70-2 (Finn Allen, 12.5), 78-3 (Henry Nicholls, 15.3), 89-4 (Daryl Mitchell, 17.4), 110-5 (Glenn Phillips, 24.3), 131-6 (Tom Latham, 28.4), 293-7 (Mitchell Santner, 45.4), 294-8 (Henry Shipley, 45.5), 328-9 (Lockie Ferguson, 48.3), 337-10 (Michael Bracewell, 49.2).