ODI India vs New Zealand: The best bowling figures in an entry in New Zealand
NEW DELHI: In New Zealand's sewing conditions, rhythm launchers often rule the chicken coop and it is not surprising that batters often encounter difficulty in throwing to help the rebound and seam movement.
There have been six sets of five wicket in India vs ODI of New Zealand in New Zealand. Five of those five fors belong to sealers and only one spinner stands out on the list.
Here is a look at the five best ODI bowling performances between India and New Zealand in New Zealand:
Trent Boult: 05/21 in Hamilton (2019)
India had taken an undisputed 3-0 lead in the five-game series and was led by substitute captain Rohit Sharma. Upon entering the fourth ODI of the series on January 31 at Seddon Park in Hamilton, the unfortunate visitors were grouped for 92 races, their seventh lowest ODI total. The chief destroyer was Trent Boult, who threw his ten overs on a stretch that worried Indian hitters with his swing and recorded impressive 5/21 figures. Boult threw the new ball both ways to make life miserable for Indian hitters who found the difficult situation in the absence of Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni . It was also India's second lowest total in ODI against New Zealand, as it somehow managed to exceed 88 scored in Dambulla. India lost the game by 8 wickets when the Kiwis managed to save some pride.
Andre Adams: 22/5 in Queenstown (2003)
India's tour in 2002/03 to New Zealand was infamous for the playing fields that had an awkward rebound. Thrown into the bat by Stephen Fleming in the fourth ODI in Queenstown on January 4, India was eliminated by 122 runs in 43.4 overs. The Indians led by Sourav Ganguly negotiated the front-line Kiwi pacemakers Daryl Tuffey, Kyle Mills and Jacob Oram fine, but everyone was at sea against the medium-rate bowling alley of Andre Adams . With his smooth deliveries, Adams recorded his best ODI bowling figures of 5/22 of 8.4 exceeded to play India in 122 races in 43.4 overdoses. Adams fired the four best Indian hitters and had to wait until 44 to complete his first and only five-wicket tour in ODI.
Richard Collinge: 05/23 in Christchurch (1976)
The medium-fast bowler of the left arm Richard Collinge made full use of his 6'5 box to play in India for 154 races in his 35 rounds assigned in the first ODI at the AMI stadium in Christchurch on February 21, 1976 Known for bowling completely Collinge shook the batting lineup of India, with three of his victims cleared and one trapped behind. What stood out in Collinge's spell was that his 5 wickets came out of 7 overs with one about being a maiden. Gundappa Viswanath best score for the Indians with a hit of 56 but it wasn't enough to save India from a nine wicket defeat
Jacob Oram: 5/26 in Auckland (2002)
On a two-paced pitch with variable bounce, India registered their worst-ever ODI score against New Zealand at that time, being bundled out for 108 runs in 32.5 overs in the first ODI at Eden Park in Auckland on December 26. India's nemesis with the ball was Jacob Oram who ran through the visitors' batting line-up, taking 5/26 in his ten-over spell - three overs of which were maidens. Rahul Dravid He was the last man fired for India after scoring 20 runs of 51 balls. Kiwis lost 7 wickets in pursuit, with Javagal Srinath taking 4/23. New Zealand snorted and blew the victory in 38 with Oram who remained undefeated on 27.
Anil Kumble: 5/33 in Wellington (1994)
Sachin Tendulkar had just started to open the innings in ODIs and India were having rollicking starts. In the third ODI of the series at the Basin Reserve in Wellington on March 30, India notched up 255/5 in their 50 overs riding on half-centuries from their top three batsmen - Ajay Jadeja (56), Tendulkar (63) and Navjot Singh Sidhu (71 *). The Karnataka duo of Javagal Srinath and Anil Kumble Then he showed his skill with the ball. Srinath took 3/31, but it was Kumble who led India to a 12-run victory with their second five-wicket tour in ODI, as the Kiwis managed 243/9 in their 50 overs for India to take a 2- lead. 1 in the Series of four matches.