India won the 2nd t20 against new zealand by 6 wickets to level the series at 1-1. new zealand won the first match of the 3-match t20 series between india and new zealand and took a 1-0 lead in the series. The 2nd t20 match is underway in lucknow today. The new zealand team is looking to win this match and win the t20 series, and the indian team is looking to retain the chance to win the series by winning this match. new zealand first batted first as they won the toss. One change was made in the indian team for this tournament. Spinner yuzvendra chahal has been included in the squad in place of fast bowler Umran Malik.
Shubman Gill, ishan kishan (wicketkeeper), rahul Tripathi, Suryakumar Yadav, hardik pandya (captain), deepak Hooda, washington sundar, kuldeep yadav, yuzvendra chahal, shivam Mavi, Arshdeep Singh.
Batting first, new zealand openers Finn Allen and Devon Conway were dismissed for 11 runs each. Mark Chapman for 14 runs, Glenn Phillips for 5 runs, and Daryl Mitchell for 8 runs disappointed. Michael Bracewell also scored only 14 runs. Captain Mitchell Santner scored 19 runs to raise the score for the new zealand team. The indian bowlers, who controlled new zealand from the start, were bowled out for 99 runs. Although the indian team chased down a simple target of 100 runs, it was not easily achieved. As the pitch favored spin, new zealand spinners Mitchell Chantner, Bracewell, Ish Sodhi along with Glenn Phillips used it to control the indian team's run rate and took wickets. Shubman Gill (11), ishan kishan (19), rahul Tripathi (13), and washington sundar were all dismissed for ten runs. As the target was easy, Suryakumar Yadav, who played calmly without rushing, scored 26 runs and ended the match. india won by 6 wickets to level the series 1-1.