New Zealand beat India in fourth ODI: Here're records broken
New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult (10-4-21-5) produced a sensational show as the hosts thrashed India in the fourth ODI of the five-match series. Post this tie, the series stands at 3-1 in India's favor. On Thursday, we witnessed India's batting collapse as Men in Blue were bowled out for 92, as New Zealand chased the target with ease. Here are the records broken.
Boult ends Sharma's winning streak
Most consecutive International wins for an Indian captain:— Sampath Bandarupalli (@SampathStats) January 31, 2019
12 - Virat Kohli in 2017
12 - Rohit Sharma in 2018-2019 (Streak ended today)#NZvIND
India lose five wickets for just 33
India lost their first five wickets for only 33 runs. This is India's worst performance against New Zealand. Indian batsmen, from number three to six, managed to add just 10 runs between them. Their previous lowest score, for the loss of five wickets, was 34 in Bulawayo in 2005. Prior to that, India had lost five wickets for just 41 at Auckland in 1981.
Trent Boult equals Richard Hadlee's special record
Boult equalled the record of the most number of five-wicket hauls for New Zealand in ODIs. The left-arm fast bowler equalled legend Richard Hadlee (5). He went past former Kiwi pacer Shane Bond (4). Boult notched the second best bowling figures by a New Zealand bowler against India in ODIs (5/21). Interestingly, Bond (6/19) holds the record, which he achieved in 2005.
India notch seventh lowest total in ODIs
Prior to this match, no Indian batsman had made a single digit score during the first three ODIs. Today, seven Indian batsmen were bowled out for less than 10 runs. This is India's seventh lowest total in ODIs. It is also their second lowest total in ODI cricket against New Zealand. India's lowest score versus New Zealand is 88 (Dambulla, 2010).
Boult is now the 10th highest wicket-taker for NZ
Boult has 138 ODI career wickets in 75 matches. He is now the 10th highest wicket-taker for New Zealand in ODIs. Boult went past former Kiwi cricketer Scott Styris (137). He needs three more to get past Ewen Chatfield (140).
Number 10 batsman Chahal top scores for India
Yuzvendra Chahal notched his highest ever score in ODIs (18*). This is the second instance where a number 10 batsman top-scored for India in an ODI. Javagal Srinath was the first one to achieve this feat, when he scored 43 against Pakistan in 1998. Kiwi openers' struggle continued. Their last 15 opening stands in ODIs have accumulated 180 runs at an average of 12.00.