India 182-3 to 198-9 - India Win Thriller in Last Over

One of the best last over thrilling finishes in cricket history ever in the 6th match of the India vs New Zealand 2002 ODI series in New Zealand at Auckland - a nail-biting 1 wicket thriller win.

Chasing 200 to win, India were cruising at 182/3 on the back of a sensational Sehwag Century against New Zealand and looked all set for an easy victory, but one of the thrilling last over finishes and best run chase by India was in store.

But when Virender Sehwag played a magnificent 112 got out, there was a massive batting collapse and India lost the next 6 wickets for just 16 runs.

And were left stranded at 198/9, with still 2 runs to win with 1 wicket in hand in the final over.

Javagal Srinath and Ashish Nehra were at the crease in a last over thriller. Srinath and Kumble match winning knock against Australia in 1996 and here was another opportunity for Srinath to script one of the best last over chases in cricket history for India.

The duo scrambled a run by escaping a narrow run-out and then Ashish Nehra hit the penultimate ball of the innings for a four, helping India win by 1 wicket in one the thrilling finishes in cricket and probably among the best finishes in cricket history for India in ODIs.

There are many India's greatest run chases in cricket, but this 1 wicket win definitely stands among the best run chase in cricket history by India and among the all time thrilling run chases in ODI Cricket History.



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