India defeats the Kiwis by 65 runs

India vs New Zealand 2nd T20 International.

After winning the toss, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson decided to field first.

India vs New Zealand 2nd T20 International.

The New Zealand bowlers were destroyed by India's ace batter Suryakumar Yadav (SKY).

India vs New Zealand 2nd T20 International.

In just 51 balls, SKY hit an incredible 111 runs with an incredible strike rate of 217. He hit 11 fours, and 7 sixes and remain not out till the end.

India vs New Zealand 2nd T20 International.

Ishan Kisan also scored 36 important runs. India scored 191 runs in 20 overs, despite losing 6 wickets.

India vs New Zealand 2nd T20 International.

Chasing the target of 192 runs, the Kiwis struggled under the pressure and lost early wickets.

India vs New Zealand 2nd T20 International.

None of the New Zealand hitters, excluding captain Kane Williamson (61), could score more than 50 runs.

India vs New Zealand 2nd T20 International.

In the end, Kiwis lost the match by 65 runs. SKY was awarded player of the match for his 111 runs from 51 balls.

India vs New Zealand 2nd T20 International.

With this win, India now has a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Due to rain on November 18, Wellington's first T20 match was ruined.

India vs New Zealand 2nd T20 International.

The third and final T20I will be played on November 22 at McLean Park, Napier.

India vs New Zealand 2nd T20 International.