That's it! India win by seven wickets. Rishabh Pant hits the winning runs. With this victory, India draw level in the three-match series with one match to go. Pant finishes unbeaten on 40 off 28 balls and Dhoni on 20 off 17 balls. Full Scorecard.
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India just three runs away from win now and have got 12 balls to achieve it.
Some brilliant hitting by Rishabh Pant. He is batting on 34 off just 23 balls. India needs just 11 runs to win from 18 balls.
Five overs to go and India needs 30 more runs to win. MS Dhoni and Rishabh Pant are in the middle and with seven wickets in hand, India should easily complete the remaining runs.
OUT! Wicket here for New Zealand. Vijay Shankar is caught near the boundary rope by Tim Southee. Can New Zealand pull things back here. Shankar c Southee b Daryl Mitchell 14(8)
OUT! Chance for New Zealand to make a comeback as India have now lost both the openers. Ferguson strikes for New Zealand as Dhawan is caught at backward point. Dhawan c de Grandhomme b Ferguson 30(31)
OUT! BIG wicket this for New Zealand. Can they make a comeback now? Ish Sodhi has picked the stand-in Indian skipper. Rohit goes for a big shot but finds Tim Southee near the boundary. Rohit c Southee b Ish Sodhi 50(29)
What a batting by Rohit Sharma. He has completed his half-century. And has also gone past Martin Guptill as the batsman with most runs in T20Is. India moving along nicely here.
India needs 104 more runs to win from 78 balls. The required run-rate is exactly worth eight runs per over. This is a great batting by Indian openers.
End of Powerplay overs. That's fifty up for India as well. The Men in Blue are well on course for a win. Rohit Sharma is batting on 31 while Shikhar Dhawan is on 18.
It is a must-win situation for India as they take on New Zealand in the second T20 International at the Eden Park in Auckland. New Zealand leads the three-match series 1-0 and now will have their eyes set on sealing it. India, on the other hand, will be hoping to draw level and stay alive in the series. Stay tuned for IND vs NZ 2nd T20 live score updates. IND vs NZ T20 Live Score Updates & Commentary.
New Zealand dished out an impressive performance to hand India an 80-run defeat. It was India biggest defeat in a T20I match. The upbeat hosts will be looking to extend their winning run and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. India, on the other hand, will be looking to move on from the forgettable defeat in the series opener. IND vs NZ 2nd T20I 2019 Match Preview: India Face Must-Win Situation vs New Zealand.
Both the sides are expected to take some changes to respective playing XIs. New Zealand could bring in Jimmy Neesham and Doug Bracewell despite their victory at Wellington. India too could make changes to their bowling department which proved ineffective in the first T20I. Kuldeep Yadav is one name India will be thinking to bring in.
New Zealand (From): Tim Seifert(w), Colin Munro, Kane Williamson(c), Daryl Mitchell, Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Scott Kuggeleijn, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, James Neesham, Doug Bracewell.
India (From): Rohit Sharma(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Dinesh Karthik, Shubman Gill, MS Dhoni(w), Rishabh Pant, Vijay Shankar, Krunal Pandya, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, K Khaleel Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal, Siddarth Kaul, Mohammed Siraj.