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Match Day

651dVishal Dikshit

How India's attack thrives under pressure

The skill of the bowlers and the faith imposed in them has allowed India to defend totals against strong batting line-ups and fight back from some losing positions

651dVishal Dikshit in Thiruvananthapuram

Unfair to target MS Dhoni - Virat Kohli

The India captain defended MS Dhoni emphasising the latter's fitness despite his age, and his contributions and importance to the side

651dVishal Dikshit in Thiruvananthapuram

NZ very good, just not quite good enough - Williamson

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said the team will have to improve on clinching the small margins in close matches, after they lost both the ODI and T20I series deciders in India by six runs

652dVishal Dikshit in Thiruvananthapuram

The incredible rise of Jasprit Bumrah

Less than two years into his international career, he has grown into a leadership role in India's limited-overs bowling attack, and generated numbers that put him up there with the best in the world

653dBiju Parameswaran

Tales from Thiruvananthapuram

As Thiruvananthapuram gears up to host its first T20I, a flashback to visits by international teams in the past

Preview

653dThe Preview by Shashank Kishore

New Zealand seek to banish decider jitters

India may have to rethink their six-bowler plan, and perhaps also the role of MS Dhoni, while New Zealand will hope they can deal with the heat and humidity of Thiruvananthapuram

A First

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This is the first series win for India against New Zealand in T20Is. Before this, they hadn't won even a single match in five attempts.