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ICC World Twenty20: The great Indian collapse in Nagpur
Team India were all out for 79 in the Super 10 opener of the ICC World Twenty20 against New Zealand in Nagpur on Tuesday. (Photo: AP)
Team India were all out for 79 in the Super 10 opener of the ICC World Twenty20 against New Zealand in Nagpur on Tuesday. (Photo: AP)
The Indians fell to their own medicine at home - spin. Chasing a meagre 127, Dhawan (1) was the first to depart. Nathan McCullum trapped him leg-before. (Photo: AP)
The Indians fell to their own medicine at home - spin. Chasing a meagre 127, Dhawan (1) was the first to depart. Nathan McCullum trapped him leg-before. (Photo: AP)
Mitchell Santner soon joined the party and sent the dangerous Rohit Sharma (5) back, stumped by wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi. (Photo: AP)
Mitchell Santner soon joined the party and sent the dangerous Rohit Sharma (5) back, stumped by wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi. (Photo: AP)
Under pressure, India fell prey to smart captaincy from Kane Williamson. He quickly closed midwicket bringing in Martin Guptill when Suresh Raina (1) gifted him a sitter. (Photo: AP)
Under pressure, India fell prey to smart captaincy from Kane Williamson. He quickly closed midwicket bringing in Martin Guptill when Suresh Raina (1) gifted him a sitter. (Photo: AP)
But Virat Kohli (23) kept going. The Indian hopes were alive till Ish Sodhi's flight caught an edge off his bat. (Photo: PTI)
But Virat Kohli (23) kept going. The Indian hopes were alive till Ish Sodhi's flight caught an edge off his bat. (Photo: PTI)
McCullum (2/15) started the proceedings claiming a wicket in the first over, Santner (4/11) and Sodhi (3/18) chipped in gradually. (Photo: AP)
McCullum (2/15) started the proceedings claiming a wicket in the first over, Santner (4/11) and Sodhi (3/18) chipped in gradually. (Photo: AP)
There were no boundaries for a long time till the last one from Yuvraj Singh (4) who was caught by McCullum off his own bowling. (Photo: PTI)
There were no boundaries for a long time till the last one from Yuvraj Singh (4) who was caught by McCullum off his own bowling. (Photo: PTI)
Sodhi turned out to be a surprise package who also picked up Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin's wickets. (Photo: AP)
Sodhi turned out to be a surprise package who also picked up Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin's wickets. (Photo: AP)
MS Dhoni stood strong and held his ground. When batting on 30, he decided to clear the rope and found the fielder. (Photo: AP)
MS Dhoni stood strong and held his ground. When batting on 30, he decided to clear the rope and found the fielder. (Photo: AP)
Dhoni hit one four and a six and kept the scoreboard ticking with singles but lost out on partners. (Photo: AP)
Dhoni hit one four and a six and kept the scoreboard ticking with singles but lost out on partners. (Photo: AP)
Ashish Nehra was the last man to be dismissed by Adam Milne when India required 48 off 12 balls. (Photo: AP)
Ashish Nehra was the last man to be dismissed by Adam Milne when India required 48 off 12 balls. (Photo: AP)