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Ish Sodhi: The last T20 match played between India and New Zealand in Napier ended in a tie. Due to rain in the second innings, the match had to be stopped and then it could not be resumed. Since nine overs were played in the second innings, the umpires decided to apply the Duckworth-Lewis rule. Based on this rule, the scores of both the teams were equal and the match ended in a tie. Along with taking one wicket in the match, Kiwi spinner Ish Sodhi has made a big record in his name.

Sodhi became the highest wicket-taker against India

Sodhi has become the highest wicket-taker in T20 International against India. Sodhi has taken 22 wickets in 17 matches against India. During this, his average is 19.63 and the economy is 7.32. He has left behind England fast bowler Chris Jordan in terms of taking the most wickets against India. Jordan has taken 21 wickets in 15 matches against India at an average of 25.42. Tim Southee of New Zealand is the third highest wicket taker against India. Southee has taken 20 wickets in 17 matches.

Indian bowlers did wonders

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Batting first, the Kiwi team scored 160 runs. After a poor start, he made a comeback thanks to half-centuries from Devon Conway and Glenn Phillips, but in the last over, the Indian bowlers made a spectacular comeback and did not allow the Kiwi team to score a huge score. For India, Arshdeep Singh and Mohammad Siraj took four wickets each and made a big record in their name. This is the first time that two Indian bowlers have taken four wickets in the same T20 International match.

Chasing the score, the Indian team also lost wickets continuously, but Hardik Pandya kept his team in the match by playing a quick inning of 30 runs in 18 balls. The wonder of Hardik’s innings was that after the Duckworth-Lewis strike, the Indian team managed to tie the match, otherwise they would have had to face defeat.

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