Captain Kohli turns 29, celebrates birthday with teammates

Ish Sodhi

Indian captain Virat Kohli, during the second T20I match against New Zealand Saturday, surpassed Tillakaratne Dilshan, to become the second highest run-getter in T20Is.

In the recently concluded ODI series against New Zealand, he scored his 31st and 32nd century, thus surpassing Ricky Ponting's tally and moving to 2nd on the all-time list of most number of ODI centuries.

A second T20I century for Colin Munro, coming off just 54 balls.

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Native to New Zealand, kiwis are flightless birds. Fellow opener Martin Guptill gave him good support from the other end with a well made 45 as the duo put together an opening stand of 105 runs in 67 balls. Trent Boult struck twice in his first over to get rid of first Shikhar Dhawan and then Rohit Sharma cheaply. Shreyas Iyer initially attacked the kiwi bowlers but then slowed down the pace of his innings as it seemed he was trying to hit every ball out of the park. M.S. (Dhoni) was very good at the end.

In reply, India never got going, losing regular wickets and despite a 65 from Virat Kohli and 49 from MS Dhoni, the home side finished on 156 for seven.

Boult ended with 4/34 from his four overs while Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi and Colin Munro snared one-wicket each. "I'm looking to bowl the way I did in the IPL, because you don't get much turn; it's skiddy and there's not much bounce", Akshar said before the match.

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