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  • 3:31 PM IST

    17.2 Tim Southee to KL Rahul, 1 run, 1 run.

  • 3:31 PM IST

    17.1 Tim Southee to Shivam Dube, 1 run, Short and outside off, Dube cuts it to deep point for a single.

  • 3:31 PM IST

    Tim Southee to bowl what can be the final over of the game.

  • 3:29 PM IST

    16.6 Ish Sodhi to Shivam Dube, 1 run, Full toss outside off, Dube strokes it to long off for a single.

  • 3:29 PM IST

    16.5 Ish Sodhi to Shivam Dube, no run, Flatter one on middle, tucked towards mid-wicket.

  • 3:28 PM IST

    16.4 Ish Sodhi to KL Rahul, 1 run, Full and on middle, Rahul flicks it to long on for a run.

  • 3:27 PM IST

    Shivam Dube walks in next.

  • 3:26 PM IST

    16.3 Ish Sodhi to Shreyas Iyer, out, OUT! Caught! Sodhi takes the skier and Iyer departs. A slower one around off, Iyer has to reach out for this one as he looks to launch it over long off. However, he ends up getting a lot of height than distance. Southee from long off moves to his right and does well to pouch the ball with a forward dive. End of Iyer for tonight but he has played an excellent knock once again. 8 more needed off 21 balls. 50th wicket for Sodhi.

  • 3:26 PM IST

    16.3 Ish Sodhi to Shreyas Iyer, wide, 1 run, WIDE! Sodhi tries to stay away from the firing line but ends up bowling it way outside off.

  • 3:25 PM IST

    16.2 Ish Sodhi to Shreyas Iyer, SIX, SIX! Huge. What a strike from Iyer! A flighted ball on middle, it is in the slot for Iyer. He just gets to the pitch and slams it sailing over long on for another maximum.

  • 3:24 PM IST

    16.1 Ish Sodhi to KL Rahul, 1 run, On the pads, it is tucked towards square leg for a single.

  • 3:24 PM IST

    Ish Sodhi to bowl out.

  • 3:23 PM IST

    15.6 Blair Tickner to KL Rahul, 1 run, Short again, Rahul pulls it with power to deep mid-wicket for a run. 14 from the over and India need 16 more in 4 overs.

  • 3:22 PM IST

    15.5 Blair Tickner to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run, Slower one around off, Iyer taps it towards point and takes a single.

  • 3:22 PM IST

    15.4 Blair Tickner to Shreyas Iyer, FOUR, SIX! Now a maximum with innovation! Iyer is once again playing a little gem of an innings! Tickner bowls a back of a length ball on middle, Iyer waits for it and then at the very last moment just helps it on its way over the third man fence for another maximum.

  • 3:21 PM IST

    15.3 Blair Tickner to Shreyas Iyer, SIX, SIX! Hammered! Excellent shot from Iyer! Tickner bowls a fuller ball in the slot for Iyer. He backs away and slams it over the long off for a huge six.

  • 3:20 PM IST

    15.2 Blair Tickner to KL Rahul, 1 run, Another ball angled into the batter, it ends on the pads of Rahul. He helps it towards fine leg for a single.

  • 3:20 PM IST

    15.1 Blair Tickner to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run, On the pads of Iyer, he flicks it to deep mid-wicket for a single.

  • 3:18 PM IST

    14.6 Hamish Bennett to KL Rahul, no run, Another run out opportunity goes abegging. Poor calling between the two batters. It is a length ball on middle, Rahul tucks it towards mid-wicket. Rahul wants a single but Iyer says no. However, Rahul is on the move already and he has to return. The fielder there picks the ball and fires the throw at the striker’s end but misses. Poor from the batters and criminal from the Kiwis as they are in the need of wickets in heaps, if they are to make any comeback in this game. End of an eventful over.

  • 3:18 PM IST

    14.5 Hamish Bennett to KL Rahul, no run, Length ball around off, it is guided towards point.

  • 3:18 PM IST

    14.5 Hamish Bennett to KL Rahul, wide, 5 runs, FIVE WIDE! Bennett goes for another short one this time but it is banged way over. Rahul lets it go and the keeper cannot do anything about it either. It sails over him and goes to the fine leg fence.

  • 3:16 PM IST

    14.4 Hamish Bennett to KL Rahul, FOUR, FOUR! Now, from the middle of the bat and it is FIFTY FOR RAHUL. 2nd in a row and 11th in T20I! A fuller ball on middle, Rahul gets to the pitch of the ball and lofts it over covers. It goes to the fence on the bounce.

  • 3:15 PM IST

    14.3 Hamish Bennett to KL Rahul, SIX, SIX! Wow! Unbelievable! These boundaries are so small. It keeps sailing over! A back of a length ball around off, Rahul looks to pull but gets a top edge. The ball though flies over the third man fence for a biggie!

  • 3:14 PM IST

    14.2 Hamish Bennett to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run, Hits the deck hard just outside off, Iyer moves towards his noff stump and looks to pull but the ball goes off his glove for a single.

  • 3:13 PM IST

    14.1 Hamish Bennett to Shreyas Iyer, no run, Good length delivery on off, Iyer defends it calmly.

  • 3:12 PM IST

    13.6 Blair Tickner to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run, Length ball on the pads, it is worked towards the leg side for a single.

  • 3:11 PM IST

    13.5 Blair Tickner to Shreyas Iyer, no run, Short and outside off, Iyer looks to upper cut but misses.

  • 3:11 PM IST

    13.4 Blair Tickner to Shreyas Iyer, no run, Run out chance missed! A short ball outside off, Iyer looks to cut but the ball takes the inner half of the bat and goes back to the bowler, Rahul wants the run but Iyer does not respond. Rahul is almost halfway in the middle. Tickner throws the ball at the non-striker’s end but misses and Rahul returns safely. However, the fielder backing up from mid on fires the throw at the striker’s end. He scores the direct hit but replays show that Iyer was in.

  • 3:10 PM IST

    13.3 Blair Tickner to KL Rahul, 1 run, Shortish around off, Rahul tucks it towards mid-wicket for a single.

  • 3:09 PM IST

    13.2 Blair Tickner to Shreyas Iyer, 1 run, Shortish and outside off, Iyer guides it to third man for a run.

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