Indian cricket team registered a great win against New Zealand in third ODI. The Men in Blue won the match by 90 runs, making them the number one ranked ODI team. India bowled out the Kiwis for 295 runs with more than 8 overs remaining in the match.
Skipper Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill were in beast mode as both scored centuries. The pair thrashed the bowlers around the park where skipper Tom Latham was clueless. New Zealand needed someone who could support Devon Conway as the batsman scored 138 runs off 100 balls where he hit 12 fours and 8 sixes.
Shardul Tagore Brings big success as at one point it looked like New Zealand might run away from the game. Shardul took 3 wickets from Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham and Glen Phillips. These 3 wickets proved to be the turning point of the match as the speedster gave away 45 runs in 6 overs and took 3 wickets.
Earlier in batting, Shardul Thakur put on a crucial 54-run stand with Hardik Pandya while Shardul played a handy cameo of 25 off 17 balls in which he hit 3 fours and 1 six. It would not be wrong to say that Shardul Thakur has cemented his place in the team as the pitch has been nothing short of remarkable for the bowlers.
It is important to be in the moment – Shardul Tagore
During the post-match presentation, Shardul Thakur was asked about the match.“I like my teammates (laughs). It’s important to be in the moment when opponents come after you. I don’t worry too much. ” Said Shardul Tagore.
You have to be prepared for different situations – Shardul Tagore
“You have to be prepared for different situations. Everyone enjoys batting. In the modern world it is all about batting. Everyone enjoys batting.” she added.