India vs New Zealand 3rd T20 Match Live Score Updates: India Close In On Win As New Zealand Lose Seven Wicket | Cricket News

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India vs New Zealand 3rd T20I Live Updates: Chasing a target of 185, New Zealand are reeling at 110/9 after 17 overs. The Indian bowlers have regained control after Martin Guptill had steadied New Zealand ship with his half-century. Earlier, India, after opting to bat first, had put up 184 runs on the board for the loss of seven wickets. Skipper Rohit Sharma top-scored for Team India with his 56-run knock. Rohit added 69 runs with Ishan Kishan (29) for the first wicket. Later, Shreyas Iyer (25), Deepak Chahar (21*), Venkatesh Iyer (20) (and Harshal Patel (18) played good cameos with the bat and guided India to a strong score. For New Zealand, stand-in skipper Mitchell Santner was the stand-out bowler with his figures of 3/27 in four overs. India have already won the three-match series as they have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead but the Kiwis will look to give their all in the final game of the T20I series in the hope of a consolation win. (LIVE SCORECARD)

India Playing XI: Rohit Sharma(c), Ishan Kishan(w), Venkatesh Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal

New Zealand Playing XI: Martin Guptill, Daryl Mitchell, Mark Chapman, Glenn Phillips, Tim Seifert(w), James Neesham, Mitchell Santner(c), Adam Milne, Lockie Ferguson, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult

India vs New Zealand 3rd T20I Live Cricket Score Straight From Eden Gardens In Kolkata

  • 22:24 (IST)

    OUT! Another One!

    Harshal Patel strikes!

    Ish Sodhi departs. Suryakumar Yadav takes another fine catch.

    Ish Sodhi c Yadav b HV Patel 9 (11)

    Live Score; NZ: 98/9

  • 22:19 (IST)


    Wicket! Another one bites the dust!

    Venkatesh Iyer gets his first international wicket. Adam Milne departs.

    Adam Milne c Sharma b VR Iyer 7 (6)

    Live Score; NZ: 93/8 (15.1)

  • 22:14 (IST)


    That’s Sloppy!

    Ishan Kishan has been so good in the field tonight! Completely unexpected one from him. Gives some extra runs to the Kiwis, and boy do they need them.

    Live Score; 92/7 (13.5)

  • 22:11 (IST)

    RUN OUT!

    Another Run Out!

    NZ Captain on the night, Mitchell Santner departs. Excellent work from the Indian players on the field, especially Ishan Kishan.

    Mitchell Santner run out (Ishan Kishan) 2 (4)

    Live Score: 84/7 (13.1)

  • 22:10 (IST)


    Excellent Shot for Milne!

    Clean strike down the ground, sails over for a six.

    Live Score: NZ: 83/6 (13)

  • 22:06 (IST)


    What a catch from Rishabh Pant!

    Neesham departs. He completely mistimes his shot. That’s good change in variation from Patel.

    James Neesham c †Pant b HV Patel 3 (7)

    Live: NZ: 76/6 (12.3)

  • 22:00 (IST)

    RUN OUT!

    That’s Sloppy!

    Seifert falls short by a whisker. Great reflexes from Pant. NZ now in more trouble.

    Tim Seifert run out (Ishan Kishan/Pant) 17 (18)

    NZ: 76/5 (11.4)

  • 21:53 (IST)


    Martin Guptill is gone!

    Yuzvendra Chahal strikes. A very good catch from Suryakumar Yadav. Massive wicket for India.

    Martin Guptill c Yadav b Chahal 51 (36)

    Live Score; NZ: 69/4 (10.3)

  • 21:48 (IST)


    That’s 50 for Martin Guptill!

    Excellent Shot from Guptill! Cuts it towards the off side for a four.

    Live Score; NZ: 68/3 (9.5)

  • 21:43 (IST)


    Martin Guptill! Take A Bow!

    Some flight on it. Guptill makes room and hits it into the stands.

    Live Score; NZ: 57/3 (8.5)

  • 21:42 (IST)


    50 up for New Zealand!

    That’s poor bowling from Chahal. Slips this down leg, Seifert needed to get a tickle for some runs and he did that, got four in the process.

    Live Score; NZ: 51/3

  • 21:39 (IST)

    End Of The Over!

    Another Fine Over For India!

    Harshal Patel with a tidy over. Just four runs off the 8th over.

    Live Score; NZ: 45/3 (8)

  • 21:35 (IST)

    End Of The Over!

    Good start from Venkatesh Iyer! Just four runs off the 7th over.

    Live Score; NZ: 41/3 (7)

  • 21:30 (IST)

    SIX RUNS! That’s Massive!

    Guptill With An Excellent Shot!

    Makes room and hoicks this over deep cover, what a terrific.

    Live Score; NZ: 36/3 (5.3)

  • 21:25 (IST)

    Out! Axar On Fire!

    Axar removes Phillips!

    That’s excellent from Axar. Tremendous delivery. Phillips left bamboozled.

    G Phillips b A Patel 0 (4)

    Live Score; NZ: 30/3 (4.4)

  • 21:20 (IST)


    Axar Strikes Again!

    New Zealand in trouble. Axar strikes twice. Fine stumping by Pant.

    Mark Chapman st Pant b AR Patel 0 (2)

    Live Score; NZ: 22/2

  • 21:14 (IST)


    Daryl Mitchell is gone!

    Mistimed! Mitchell tries to clear the boundary but only manages to find Harshal Patel

    Mitchell c HV Patel b AR Patel 5 (6)

    Live Score; NZ: 21/1

  • 21:13 (IST)

    SIX RUNS! Excellent Shot!

    Guptill! What a shot!

    Full on the stumps, driven high over mid-on with ease.

    Live Score; NZ: 17/0

  • 21:11 (IST)


    Excellent Shot from Mitchell!

    Daryl Mitchell is off the mark. Overpitched from Chahar, enough width to carve this high over extra cover and it sails to the rope on a few bounces.

    Live Score: NZ: 10/0

  • 21:08 (IST)

    End Of The Over!

    New Zealand off to a decent start. 6 runs off the first over of the innings.

    Live Score; NZ: 6/0

  • 21:04 (IST)


    Excellent Shot from Guptill!

    Martin Guptill and New Zealand are off to the mark. Kumar pitches a slower one but the batsman was ready. Flicks it towards mdiwicket for a four.

    Live Score; NZ: 4/0

  • 21:02 (IST)

    Second Innings Starting Shortly!

    New Zealand’s innings starting shortly!

    Players are out in the middle! Martin Guptill and Daryl Mitchell to open. Bhuvneshwar Kumar has the new ball in his hands.

    Target: NZ need 185 runs in 20 overs

  • 20:50 (IST)

    New Zealand Need 185 Runs To Win!

    Single on the final ball and India have scored 19 runs in the last over. Deepak Chahar has been brilliant in the last over as he smashed two FOURs and a SIX in his 8-ball 21-run knock.

    India finish at 184/7 in 20 overs

    New Zealand Need 185 runs to Win

  • 20:47 (IST)

    Chahar On Fire!

    Milne to Chahar, slapped over the long-on for a massive SIX!! 18 off 6 for Chahar!!

  • 20:46 (IST)

    Back-To-Back Boundaries For Deepak Chahar!

    Milne to Chahar, FOUR, two-in-two for Chahar!! That was an amazing shot by the bowling all-rounder. Two important boundaries for India.

  • 20:44 (IST)

    Harshal Patel Out In Unique Way!

    OUT!! HIT WICKET!! Harshal Patel walks off the ground silently as his bat hit the wickets!! He became only second player after KL Rahul to be out hit wicket in T20Is.

    Harshal Patel hit wicket b Ferguson 18(11) (4s-2 6s-1)

    Live Score: India 162/7 in 18.3 overs

  • 20:41 (IST)

    Harshal Patel Hits SIX!

    Lokie Ferguson to Harshal Patel, SIX straight over the bowler’s head! Harshal has the batting ability and he opens the batting for his domestic team Haryana. He is a good all-round package for the team.

    Live Score: India 162/6 in 18.1 overs

  • 20:36 (IST)

    Misfield From Ferguson And FOUR!

    Boult to Harshal Patel, misfield and FOUR!! Lokie Ferguson is the culprit this time for New Zealand.

    Live Score: India 154/6 in 17.4 overs

  • 20:30 (IST)

    Harshal Gets Off The Mark With FOUR!

    Milne to Harshal Patel, FOUR!! Patel gets off the mark with a boundary what a way to score his first international runs.

    Live Score: India 145/6 in 16.3 overs

  • 20:27 (IST)

    Shreyas Iyer Departs As India Loose 6 Wickets!

    OUT!! Another Iyer falls for India!! Shreyas Iyer has mistimed the shot off Adam Milne’s ball.

    Shreyas Iyer c Daryl Mitchell b Milne 25(20) (4s-2)

    Live Score: 140/6 in 16.1 overs

  • 20:24 (IST)

    Venkatesh Iyer Fails To Finish Big!

    India lost their fifth wicket as Venkatesh Iyer has failed to pick knuckle ball from Trent Boult and given away an easy catch to Mark Chapman.

    Venkatesh Iyer c Chapman b Boult 20(15) (4s-1 6s-1)

    Live Score: India 139/5 in 15.5 overs

  • 20:16 (IST)

    Good Partnership Building Up!

    Santner to Venkatesh Iyer, that a good hit for a boundary!! Straight down the ground!! Nice partnership building between these two 30 runs in 19 balls till now.

  • 20:13 (IST)

    Iyers On Fire!

    Ish Sodhi to Venkatesh Iyer, SIX!! That’s the Venkatesh we all have seen in he IPL 2021. He is on a different role today but will make the most of the opportunity he got today. Both the Iyers (Shreyas and Venkatesh) have been brilliant till now

  • 20:11 (IST)

    Shreyas Iyer Takes Charge!

    Sodhi to Shreyas Iyer, smashed away for a boundary to backward point. He has the ability to take the team out of trouble and today the team is counting on him.

    Live Score: India 119/4 in 13.2 overs

  • 20:03 (IST)

    Skipper Rohit Departs After A Good Show!

    OUT!!! Caught and bowled by Ish Sodhi!! Rohit Sharma departs after a terrific show tonight!! Fourth wicket falls for India and that was an excellent one-handed catch by the leg-spinner.

    Rohit c and b Ish Sodhi 56(31) (4s-5 6s-3)

    Live Score: 103/4 in 11.2 overs

  • 20:00 (IST)

    Shreyas Iyer Joins Party!

    Santner to Shreyas Iyer, FOUR, to backward point. Rohit need support from the other end and Iyer has a good chance today to make his place count in team again.

    Live Score: India 103/3 in 11 overs

  • 19:58 (IST)

    50 Up For India Captain!

    Santner to Rohit, FOUR to third man, Fifty up for the Indian skipper!! Rohit has scored 4 fifties in the last six games.

  • 19:49 (IST)

    Skipper Santner On Fire, Gets 3rd WICKET!

    Ohh!! Third wicket for skipper Santner as Rishabh Pant has given an easy catch to James Neesham.

    Pant c Neesham b Santner 4(6)

    Live Score: India 83/3 in 9 overs

  • 19:40 (IST)

    Santner Gets Another WICKET!

    Santner to Suryakumar Yadav, out Caught by Guptill!! Captain Santner has brought his team back in the game in his first over.

    Suryakumar Yadav c Guptill b Santner 0(4)

    Live Score: India 71/2 in 7 overs

  • 19:39 (IST)

    First Wicket For New Zealand!

    Santner to Ishan Kishan, OUT!! Caught behind!! First wicket falls for India and it’s the New Zealand skipper who has given the breakthrough to his team.

    Ishan Kishan c Seifert b Santner 29(21) (4s-6)

    Live Score: India 69/1 in 6.2 overs

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