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The Times of India
The Times of India

IND vs NZ: Rain washes out India vs New Zealand 2nd ODI at Seddon Park

NEW DELHI: Relentless rain washed out the second one-day international between India and New Zealand at the Seddon Park in Hamilton on Sunday. New Zealand are currently leading the three-match series 1-0. They won the first ODI by 7 wickets.

India were 89 for 1 in 12.5 overs when rain stopped play for the second time at the beautiful Seddon Park. The elegant Shubman Gill and the marauding Suryakumar Yadav entertained the crowd with some glorious strokes before rain halted play.

Suryakumar Yadav and Shubman Gill (AP Photo)

The match was reduced to 29-overs-a-side as the first interruption caused a four-hour break. India were 22 for no loss in the fifth over at that time.

After resumption, the visitors lost their skipper Shikhar Dhawan (3 off 10 balls) trying to up the ante.

But Gill (45 not out) and Surya (34 not out) added 66 runs in under eight overs before the heavens opened up once again.

New Zealand are leading the series 1-0, having won the Auckland ODI by seven wickets.

The final match of the series will be played on Wednesday in Christchurch.

(With PTI inputs)

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