New Zealand won the toss and they elected to bat first, the decision taken by young captain of New Zealand Kane Williamson on the pitch conditions behalf. Although dew has been a dangerous factors at Nagpur, but New Zealand will definitely have some strategies regarding their setting up the target.
MS Dhoni has been quite an aggressive and brave leader for the Indian team for past 9 years, his captaincy has lifted team India from Zero to top, he will also reply hard to the Kiwi side for batting first. It was not a good started by the New Zealanders as they lost their 1st wicket on 2nd ball and they kept losing the wickets one by one.
Indian bowlers played superbly as they have been a class against New Zealand restricting them at lower as much as possible. On the counter side, the middle order batting line up of New Zealand tried to make their dominant appearance and could rescue the team, but it was all wasted as Indian bowlers were not in control and they continued to pick wickets.
Corey Anderson is the only man who played some responsible innings with careful attitude. Top order of New Zealand ended up their innings within single figure and 5 batsmen of New Zealand did not register in double figure even. Although it was an excellent showoff by the Indian bowlers as batsmen in black caps set the target of 127 runs.