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India vs New Zealand Live Score: 1st ODI in Dharamsala

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: October 16, 2016, 8:30 PM IST

Chasing 191 to win, Virat Kohli scored an unbeaten 85 and Ajinkya Rahane made 33 as India reached the modest target in just 33.1 overs to take 1-0 lead in the five-match series.


SIX! That's it. Virat Kohli finishes it off in style. India win by six wickets to take 1-0 lead in the five-match series.


Four runs. Kolhi hits Santner to deep midwicket. Three more needed now.


Seven more needed now. 


OUT! MS Dhoni is run out due to a misunderstanding with Virat Kohli. He goes for 21. India 162/4 in 28.4 overs.


Virat Kohli hits consecutive fours off Tim Southee. India are on course now. IND 158/3 in 27.4 overs.


Kohli takes a quick single to sweeper cover to complete his 37th ODI fifty.


Four runs. Another cracking shot from MS Dhoni off Tim Southee.


SIX! Dhoni hits Neesham to fine leg boundary. India 135/3 in 24 overs.


Virat Kohli hits back-to-back fours off Doug Bracewell. 11 runs came from the over. India 118/3 in 21 overs.


OUT! Manish Pandey falls to Ish Sodhi for 17. Kane Williamson takes an easy catch. India 102/3 in 19.3 overs.


100 runs up for India in 19 over. The hosts now need just 91 runs to win in 31 overs with eight wickets in hand.


India 87/2 in 17 overs, need 104 runs to win the match.


End of over 14 overs: India 77/2 (chasing 191).


OUT! Ajinkya Rahane falls to James Neesham for 33. IND 63/2 in 12.1 .


Neesham bowl three wides in a row. Someone needs to talk to him. India 56/1 in 10.1 overs.


Five wides from James Neesham. Luke Ronchi couldn't do much there.


Chasing 191 to win, openers Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma (14) gave the hosts a quick start before Doug Bracewell broke the 49-run stand in the 10th over.


OUT! Rohit Sharma misses a full-length delivery and is been given LBW. Doug Bracewell gets the wicket. Rohit goes for 14. India 49/1 in 9.2 overs.


Four runs. Rahane is on a roll. Hits Southee for another cracking boundary.


SIX again! Rahane hits Bracewell again for a big one. India 37/0 in 6 overs.


SIX! Now its Rahane. Hits Bracewell to fine-leg boundary.


SIX! Rohit Sharma hits Tim Southee for a big one to the leg side. India 25/0 in 5 overs.

India need 172 runs more to win the match.

Four runs. Rahane hits Bracewell straight down the ground. India 15/0 in 3.2 overs.


Wow! What happened there? A piece of Rahane's bat flies after he tries hit a short ball from Bracewell.


Doug Bracewell starts the next over with three dot balls to Ajinkya Rahane.


Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane are opening the innings for India. Tim Southee starts the first over. Just a boundary to third man from the over. India 4/0 in 1 over (chasing 191).


NZ: 190/10 in 43.5 Overs

T Latham: 79*

T Southee: 55

H Pandya: 3/31

A Mishra: 3/49

K Jadhav: 2/6

U Yadav: 2/31


India vs New Zealand Live Score: 1st ODI in Dharamsala

A file photo of Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma. (Getty Images)

Hello and Welcome to the live blog of the 1st ODI between India vs New Zealand in Dharamsala.

You can catch all the live action of the match here.

Toss Update: India have won the toss and MS Dhoni has opted to bowl first.

Hardik Pandya makes his ODI debut for India. He receives the cap from 1983 WC winning captain Kapil Dev.

Playing XIs:

India: Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni(w/c), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Luke Ronchi(w), Corey Anderson, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Doug Bracewell

Team Rankings

1 India 5313 121
2 South Africa 5154 117
3 New Zealand 3886 102
4 Australia 4599 102
5 England 5029 97
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