India dominate Black Caps to claim first ODI after NZ's batting order capitulates in Napier

Relive 1 NEWS NOW's live updates of the first One Day International between the Black Caps and India at McLean Park in Napier.

9.37pm: IND 156/2 - 34.5 overs - Rayudu 13, Dhawan 75

India have done it! They have comfortably beaten the Black Caps by eight wickets.

9.10pm: IND 132/2 - 28.3 overs - Kohli 45, Dhawan 65

GONE! Lockie Ferguson bowls to Kohli and he's edged it straight into the gloves of Tom Latham. India need 24 more runs with eight wickets in hand. Ambati Rayudu joins Dhawan in the middle. 

8.53pm: IND 116/1 - 24.3 overs - Kohli 37, Dhawan 57

NOT OUT! Southee bowls to Kohli and the home team go up for a big appeal. The on field official rules an LBW, Kohli goes for the review and the third umpire says SNICKO showed otherwise. The on-field decision has been overturned and Kohli is safe.

Mohammed Shami, New Zealand Black Caps v India, first Netmeds ODI, McLean Park, Napier, 23 January 2018. Copyright Image: John Cowpland /
India's bowler Mohammed Shami in action against the Black Caps in their first ODI in Napier. Source: Photosport

8.47pm: IND 110/1 - 23 overs - Kohli 36, Dhawan 52

FIFITY! Shikhar Dhawan picks up his 26th ODI fifty, India are on target for a win here in Napier, they need just 46 more runs to wrap up the first ODI. 

8.31pm: IND 92/1 - 18 overs - Kohli 27, Dhawan 43

India require 64 more runs with nine wickets in hand with 31overs remaining.

8.16pm: IND 74/1 - 15 overs - Kohli 17, Dhawan 38

FOUR! Lockie Ferguson bowls to Kohli and it is a 150kph ball. Kohli shows his class with this shot as he leans in at it and opens the face of the bat late to get his shot between point and third man.

8pm: IND 46/1 - 11 overs - Kohli 3, Dhawan 30

And we are back! This match is India's to lose.

7.21pm: IND 44/1 - 10.1 overs - Kohli 2, Dhawan 29

BREAK! The sun has forced the officials to stop play. They deem it unsafe for the visitors, with the sun in the batsman's eye.

7.16pm: IND 41/1 - 9.2 overs - Sharma 11, Dhawan 29

BREAK THROUGH! Doug Bracewell bowls to Sharma and he's clipped it straight to Martin Guptill in the slips. A much needed wicket for the home team. Virat Kohli is now in for the visitors.

6.35pm: IND 41/0 - 9 overs - Sharma 11, Dhawan 29

TEA BREAK! India are in the driver's seat at the moment with the Black Caps in real trouble. The visitors need another 117 runs with 10 wickets in hand with 41 over remaining to take out the first ODI.

6.23pm: IND 24/0 - 7 overs - Sharma 8, Dhawan 15

A good over for the visitors with the bat, scoring eight runs off Boult's over. India need 132-runs off 258 balls for victory.

6.09pm: IND 6/0 - 3.3 overs - Sharma 2, Dhawan 4

New Zealand really need to strike here before the tea-break if they are to have any chance to beat the visitors.

5.59pm: IND 2/0 - 1 over - Sharma 1, Dhawan 1

A tidy over by Trent Boult as the visitors manage only two-runs from the first over.

5.45pm: NZ 157 - 37.5 overs - Southee 9, Boult 1

ALL OUT! New Zealand are all out for 157 runs. Kuldeep Yadav bowls to Boult and he has been taken at slip! Kuldeep snares his fourth wicket of the match. India need 158 to win the first ODI. A disappointing innings from the Black Caps.

5.36pm: NZ 148/9 - 35.1 overs - Southee 1, Ferguson 0

WICKET! Things continue to go from bad to worse for the Black Caps, Lockie Ferguson has been stumped with the third umpire ruling his back leg was not back in time as Dhoni smashed the stumps.

5.30pm: NZ 146/8 - 34 overs - Southee 0, Ferguson 0 

OUT! Kuldeep Yadav bowls to Bracewell and it drags on! Bracewell mistimes his shot and gets and inside edge which goes onto hit the stumps. New Zealand are in some real trouble now.

5.26pm: NZ 146/7 - 33.1 overs - Southee 0, Bracewell 7

WICKET! Kuldeep Yadav bowls to Williamson and he's been taken at long-on! Williamson is left and reaches out for it and it's a simple catch for Vijay Shankar.

5.08pm: NZ 133/6 - 29.4 overs - Williamson 58, Santner 14

OUT! Mohammed Shami bowls to Santner and he gets his third wicket of the match! A big appeal goes up from the visitors and the umpire raises his hand. Santer has been given out for LBW, Doug Bracewell is the next batsman in, he has a big job on his hands.

4.56pm: NZ 122/5 - 27 overs - Williamson 51, Santner 10

SIX! Kuldeep Yadav bowls to to Santner and he smashes it over the long-on boundary for the first maximum of the match!

4.52pm: NZ 114/5 - 25.5 overs - Williamson 50, Santner 3

FIFTY! Jadhav bowls to Williamson and the Kiwi skipper sneaks in two runs to bring up his 36th ODI half ton.

4.46pm: NZ 107/5 - 24 overs - Williamson 46, Nicholls 12

WICKET! Jadhav bowls to Nicholls, the NZ batsman hits it to midwicket with Kuldeep Yadav making a great diving catch! Kuldeep shows epic reactions to get there. The delivery is a slow length ball dipping at leg stump and Nicholls makes a poor shot, the NZ batsmen are dropping like flies.

4.34pm: NZ 91/4 - 21 overs - Williamson 38, Nicholls 4

FOUR! FOUR! Chahal bowls to Williamson and smacks it over the midwicket boundary! Williamson is leading the way for the home side.

4.24pm: NZ 76/4 - 19 overs - Williamson 27, Latham 11

OUT! Chahal bowles to Latham and hits it straight back to the spinner who makes a marvelous catch! Latham stands his ground, but replays show Chahal gets his hands to the ball just before it touches the ground.

4.05pm: NZ 52/3 - 14.3 overs - Williamson 14, Taylor 24

WICKET! Chahal bowls to Taylor and he's hit it straight back at Chahal who makes a great catch! The Black Caps are in all sorts of trouble.

4.01pm: NZ 52/2 - 13.3 overs - Williamson 14, Taylor 24

FOUR! Shankar bowls to Williamson and the New Zealand skipper comes up with a beautiful strike. Looked like nothing was on but Williamson pulls out his trademark backfoot shot. And he has timed his shot to perfection for four! 

3.59pm: NZ 43/2 - 13 overs - Williamson 10, Taylor 19

Williamson and Taylor have settled things for the home side after the early departure of Colin Munro and Martin Guptill.

3.43pm: NZ 32/2 - 8.3 overs - Williamson 6, Taylor 12

FOUR! Kumar bowls to Taylor and he gets his timing right! He picks up the length ball and dismisses it for four, the ball almost goes all the way for a maximum. Taylor is beginning to heat up.

3.39pm: NZ 27/2 - 8 overs - Williamson 6, Taylor 7

Mohammed Shami is on fire with figures of 2-6 so far in the match, Black Caps stars Williamson and Taylor are settling things for the home side.

FOUR! Shami bowls to Taylor and he smashes his delivery through midwicket, a perfectly timed shot by Taylor.

3.19pm: NZ 18/2 - 3.3 overs - Williamson 5, Taylor 0

WICKET! Mohammed Shami bowls to Munro and he's claimed his second wicket of the match! It's Shami's first ball from round the wicket and he strikes! Another brilliant delivery by Shami as he gets some seam movement.

Munro is too slow to react and the ball goes onto hit the stumps , a great start by the visitors.

Kane Williamson said players stepping in for rested teammates are stepping up regardless.
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3.08pm: NZ 5/1 - 2 overs - Guptil 5, Munro 0

GONE! Mohammed Shami bowls to Guptill and he's bowled him! A quality delivery from Shami, Guptill is too slow to react and he gets an inside edge with the ball going onto crash into the stumps.

3.05pm: NZ 5/0 - 1 over - Guptil 5, Munro 0

FOUR! Kumar's second delivery to Guptill is hit all the way to the square leg boundary! A solid start from the Black Caps as they score five runs from the first over.

2.55pm: The Black Caps have won the toss and have elected to bat first.


The Black Caps may have the world No.2 ODI side in front of them for a five-match series starting this afternoon, but captain Kane Williamson insists the team's attention is on themselves and not India heading into it.

Both the Black Caps and India are coming off series wins over Sri Lanka and Australia, respectively, as they meet at McLean Park in Napier for the curtain-raiser. But the Black Caps admit there's a couple of demons they want to rid themselves of over the next two weeks.

"Our focus is very much about one game at a time," Williamson said.

"A lot of the focus is on our cricket, but you do make subtle adjustments because the opposition is different."

Williamson admitted a series win over India with the World Cup on the horizon would feel great for the third-ranked Black Caps, but he says there's more important things first up.

"There's a lot of cricket in between that thought and where we are now.

"For us, it's more important for us to improve our cricket and our plans that we set out to achieve. We've seen in the last series that we want to get better, certainly in the field, and get back to our old ways."


NZ: Kane Williamson (c), Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Colin Munro, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor.

IND: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Charma, Khaleel Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shikhar Dhawan, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Vijay Shankar, Shubman Gill.

India's Shikhar Dhawan, New Zealand Black Caps v India, first Netmeds ODI, McLean Park, Napier, 23 January 2018. Copyright Image: John Cowpland /
India's Shikhar Dhawan in action against the Black Caps during their first ODI match in Napier. Source: Photosport