On Wednesday, the last day of the match, Team India started playing ahead of 64 runs for two wickets in the second innings. But the team lost wickets at frequent intervals. Only two batsmen could play an innings of more than 30 runs. Rishabh Pant scored the highest 41 and Rohit Sharma scored 30 runs. From Team India, no player could score a half-century in both the innings. Kyle Jameson dismissed Virat Kohli for the second consecutive innings. Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane scored 15-15 runs. The team lost the last 8 wickets for 99 runs. The entire team was reduced to 170 runs in 73 overs.
Fast bowlers took all 20 wickets
New Zealand’s fast bowlers took all 20 wickets of Team India. Tim Southee took 4 wickets while Trent Boult took 3 wickets in the second innings. Kais Jameson got two while Neil Wagner got one wicket. Talking about the match, Jameson took 7 wickets, Southee and Boult took 5-5 and Wagner took three wickets. The New Zealand team entered the match without a spin bowler and played five fast bowlers.
Kiwi openers do not respond
New Zealand’s opening batsmen batted brilliantly in the final. Tom Latham (30) and Devon Conway (54) shared a 70-run partnership in the first innings. In the second innings also, both the batsmen gave a good start to the team. Both shared a 33-run partnership. Latham scored 9 and Conway made 19. The wicket of both was taken by off-spinner R Ashwin. After the fall of two wickets for 44 runs, Kane Williamson (52 *) and Ross Taylor (47 *) made a partnership of 96 runs to ensure victory. When Taylor was on 26, Pujara dropped his catch off Bumrah at first slip. The team had to score 55 more runs at that time. Williamson played an important innings of 49 runs in the first innings as well.
The team won the second ICC title
New Zealand’s team won the second ICC title. In the final of the Champions Trophy in 2000, New Zealand defeated Team India. Team India had scored 264 runs for 6 wickets while playing first. In reply, New Zealand achieved the target with two balls to spare for the loss of 6 wickets. Chris Cairns scored an unbeaten 102.