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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

India vs New Zealand first ever ODI Match in World Cup

Cricket Highlights - India vs New Zealand first ever ODI Match in World Cup


Prudential World Cup tournament Group A 10th match - first time one-day international cricket match played between India vs New Zealand in the World Cup At Old Trafford, Manchester in 14th June 1975 - New Zealand won by 4-wickets.

A spirited revival by India. followed by an immaculate century by New Zealand skipper Glenn Turner left the spectators well satisfied with the fare at Old Trafford, where New Zealand chased down the 231, timed their run in admirably.

A couple of fours by Dayle Hadlee on the 59th over took them to victory by four wickets with 7-balls remaining and to a place in the 1975 World Cup semi-final, which they will meet West Indies at The Oval.

While New Zealand chasing Glenn Turner's peacefulness when wickets were falling regularly at the other end and one stage New Zealand were lost 3 wickets for 70, Brian Hastings scoring valuable 34 with Glenn Turner.

Glenn Turner built 65-run partnership with Brian Hastings for fourth wicket, exact 50-run partnership with Ken Wadsworth (22) for fifth wicket and 39-run partnership with Sir Richard Hadlee (15) for sixth wicket.

India captain Srinivas Venkataraghavan won the toss and decided to batting first and India making 230 for All-out in their allotted 60-overs.

India's half team collapses at 94 for 5 with Sunil Gavaskar (12), Farokh Engineer (24), Gundappa Viswanath (2), Anshuman Gaekwad added important 37 off facing 51-balls and Eknath Solkar got out for (13).

After Solkar exit, Brijesh Patel comes and immediately goes to pavilion with 9 off consuming 32 deliveries, then Madan Lal contributed 20-runs with Syed Abid Ali, both adding 55-run stand for seventh wicket partnership.

Syed Abid Ali smashed 70-run knock off facing 98 deliveries including five fours and one six, Abid Ali caught out by Hedley Howarth off Brian McKechnie.

Last end India Skipper Srinivas Venkataraghavan scored valuable 26 helped to India reached the respectable total of 230 for India lost tenth wicket with Bishan Bedi run out off the last of the innings.

New Zealand's Hadlee brother brilliant starts to India top order collapsed, Sir Richard Hadlee, Dayle Hadlee and Hedley Howarth took 2-2 wickets and Brian McKechnie pick up three wickets for 49-runs.

Glenn Turner named Player of the Match for his unbeaten match winning superb knock of 117 off facing 177 deliveries included 13 boundaries in the 180 minutes.