India won the first ODI against New Zealand by 12 runs in Hyderabad. Kiwis, who entered the ring with a huge target of 350 runs, lost 6 wickets for 131 runs in 28.4 overs. At this stage, Michael Braswell (140 off 78 balls) and Mitchell Santern (57 off 45 balls) … New Zealand recovered with a wonderful partnership of 162 runs. Braswell, who burst with fours and sixes, scored a lightning century in just 57 balls. Braswell’s aggressiveness threw the Indian bowlers out of rhythm. With this, Santner also targeted the Indian bowlers and completed his half century. With this, the equation changed to 59 runs in 6 overs for New Zealand’s victory. It was at this stage that Hyderabadi bowler Mohammad Siraj took two wickets in a single over and turned the match around. Siraj, who dismissed Santner, broke the partnership of 162 runs for the seventh wicket. He also bowled Henry Schilfe in the same over. Although Santner was out.. Braswell’s aggression did not decrease. Hardik Pandya scored 15 runs in the 47th over. Shami scored 17 runs in the 48th over. With this, Kiwis needed 34 runs in 12 balls to win. Hardik, who gave only 4 runs in the 49th over, dismissed Ferguson (8). While Kiwis needed 20 runs to win in the last over, India was one wicket away from victory. When Shardul Thakur came to the bowling, Braswell hit a six on the first ball. With this, the equation changed to 14 runs in 5 balls for the victory of the Kiwis. Shardul under pressure.. the next ball was wide. But next ball he lbw Braswell with a brilliant yorker. With this, Kiwis were bowled out for 337 runs. India won by 12 runs and breathed a sigh of relief. Among the Indian bowlers, Siraj took 4 wickets. Before that, the Indian team won the toss and chose to bat and made 349 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 50 overs. Openers Rohit Sharma (34) and Shubman Gill (208) added 60 runs for the first wicket. After Rohit’s dismissal, Virat Kohli (8) and Ishan Kishan (5) also quickly joined the pavilion. India lost 3 wickets for 110 runs. Gill, who made a partnership of 65 runs for the fourth wicket with Suryakumar Yadav at this stage, added 74 runs for the fifth wicket with Hardik Pandya. Although wickets are falling at one end, Gill, who is rooted at the other end, completes his century in 88 balls. Gill, who increased his momentum after the century. Gill hit two sixes in the 48th over. In the 49th over he hit a hat-trick of sixes and registered a double century. In the last over, Gill hit a six off the first ball. He tried a huge shot on the next ball too and was dismissed. With this, India scored 349 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 50 overs.