Toss Role in Mount Maunganui: The teams of India and New Zealand (IND vs NZ) will be face to face today at the ‘Bay Oval’ stadium in Mount Maunganui. The second match of the three-match T20 series will be played here between the two teams. Toss will play a big role in this match. In fact, in all the matches held so far in Mound Maunganui, the team batting first has won. In such a situation, the captains of both the teams would also like to win the toss and choose to bat first.
The results of seven matches have come out so far at Mount Maunganui’s ‘Bay Oval’ stadium. Chasing team has got defeat in all these matches. The margin of defeat in two matches has been less than 10 runs. In the remaining 5 matches, this difference has been from 27 to 119 runs.
Actually, the wicket here is batting friendly. In such a situation, the team batting first can easily score a huge score here. Batsmen get help in the second innings as well but the pressure of chasing big targets overwhelms the teams. This is the reason why the team batting later here has not been able to win a single victory so far.
More than 180 runs have been scored 6 times in 14 innings of 7 matches on this ground. The average score of the first innings is 199 runs. The New Zealand team has reached 243 runs here. Fast bowlers get thrashed here but spinners have proved to be somewhat effective.
Team India won the match despite scoring less
There has been a match between India and New Zealand at Mount Maunganui. Here the Indian team won the match despite scoring just 163 runs while batting first. Batting first after winning the toss in February 2020, the Indian team scored 163 runs thanks to the strong innings of KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma, in response the Kiwi team could only score 156 runs. Jasprit Bumrah was the ‘Player of the Match’. He took three wickets for just 12 runs in 4 overs.
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