India vs New Zealand: Records broken in 1st ODI match
Tom Latham (103*) and Ross Taylor (95) put on 200 runs for the fourth wicket as they took New Zealand to victory in the first ODI match against India in Mumbai. New Zealand chased the target of 281 to take a 1-0 lead in the three match series. Let us have a look at the records broken in the first match.
Kohli scores 31st ODI century
Indian skipper Virat Kohli scored his 31st ODI century during the first ODI match against New Zealand at Mumbai's Wankhede stadium. Going past Ricky Ponting's record, he now stands behind Sachin Tendulkar (49) for the most number of centuries scored in ODI cricket. Incidentally, he also became the 13th player in the history of Indian cricket to play 200 ODI matches for the country.
Only second player to score century in 200th ODI
Virat Kohli joined South Africa's AB de Villiers to become only the second player to score century in his 200th ODI match. Kohli's 121 is also the highest score by any Indian in his 200th ODI match.
Boult scare for Indian batting
Kiwi bowler Trent Boult came out as a nightmare for the Indian batsmen, after he sent back both the openers early in the innings. After Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma, Boult picked up the wickets of MS Dhoni and Hardik Pandya to end his 10-over spell with four wickets, 35 runs and one maiden over. Tim Southee picked up three wickets for the visitors.
Second toss win in 20 years at Wankhede
Indian won the toss at Wankhede only for the second time in 20 years of ODIs. The last time, India won the toss at Wankhede was against South Africa in 2005. Today, India scored 280 runs for the loss of eight wickets in 50 overs.
Four centuries in four different continents
Tom Latham scored fourth century of his ODI career today. Interestingly, all his four centuries have come in four different continents. His first century came against Zimbabwe in Harare (Africa), second one against Bangladesh in Christchurch (Australia), third against Ireland in Dublin (Europe) and the fourth one came today against India in Mumbai (Asia). All his centuries have come in New Zealand's win.
Record partnership for Latham and Taylor
The 200 runs put together by Tom Latham and Ross Taylor is the highest fourth wicket partnership at Wankhede Stadium. Also, Taylor's 95 is his highest score in India, going past his previous best of 74 runs.