Talk of possible travel fatigue after only arriving in New Zealand three days ago, did not eventuate as Virat Kohli's men hauled in New Zealand's 203 for five with Rahul making 56 and Iyer unbeaten on 58
Chasing a challenging 288 for a victory on a sluggish wicket, 22-year old Hetmyer took 106 balls for his sensational 139 which was studded with 11 fours and seven huge sixes
West Indies chased down a target of 171 with nine balls to spare with opener Lendl Simmons being unbeaten on 67
“Yes, I am being assigned the role of a finisher. I want to win matches for the country. I have full trust in my abilities. I don’t feel nervous. I had a good Mushtaq Ali series coming up into the tournament. I am ready to do anything for the team,” Shivam
The Bengaluru franchise is optimistic of ending on a high in new season.
This has left many players in the Hyderabad team very disappointed. There were hopes that Sunrisers Hyderabad, who had still Rs 5.30 crore left in the balance