The first ODI turned out to be an absolute thriller for the fans. It was a delight for the fans to watch a near-700-run fest in Hamilton. The match came to an end with New Zealand picking up its first victory of 2020 against India. With the help of brilliant performances from New Zealand batsmen, the team was able to chase down the target of 348 runs.
When it comes to chasing big targets, Ross Taylor has always played an important part in New Zealand’s victory. Ross Taylor once again gave a brilliant performance and shellacked an unbeaten 109 off 84 balls. Ross’ smashed his fourth century in five successful 300-plus chases he has been a part of.
Ross Taylor made most of his knock as he smashed Indian batsmen with strokes all around the ground, ensuring that New Zealand successfully chasing down the target.
Besides Ross Taylor, Tom Latham, and Henry Nicholls gave a brilliant performance and went on to chase a mammoth target of 348 runs successfully to a takedown on the Indian cricket team.
Twitterati were all praises for Ross Taylor after the match came to an end. From cricket fans to cricket experts, everyone hailed Ross Taylor for his performance.
Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag also took to his Twitter and lauded the performance of Taylor. He showered praises on Ross Taylor for becoming the first-ever cricketer to play 100 Tests, ODIs and T20s. He also congratulated the New Zealanders for their victory. He wrote:
“Ross kaun hai maaloom hai Kya ? Ross is the boss. Ross is the one, who in a few weeks will become the first ever player to play 100 Tests, 100 ODI’s, 100 T20’s What an Incredible innings from such a wonderful player .Congrats @BLACKCAPS on chasing down 348 with ease #NZvIND“
Here, check out the Tweet of Virender Sehwag:
Ross kaun hai maaloom hai Kya ?
Ross is the boss.
Ross is the one, who in a few weeks will become the first ever player to play 100 Tests, 100 ODI's, 100 T20's
What an Incredible innings from such a wonderful player .Congrats @BLACKCAPS on chasing down 348 with ease #NZvIND pic.twitter.com/AqkyiysxkL
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) February 5, 2020