New Zealand pacer Tim Southee crossed the 200-wicket mark in ODI cricket, turning into the fifth bowler from his country to do as such. He arrived at this achievement during his side’s most memorable ODI against India in Auckland. In the match, Southee took 3 wickets for 73 runs in his 10 overs. He had an economy pace of 7.30. He took two essential wickets of commander Shikhar Dhawan (72) and Shreyas Iyer (80) and furthermore excused Shardul Thakur (1).

In 149 ODIs, Southee has 202 wickets, which have come at a normal of 33.83 and an economy pace of 33.83. His best bowling figures are 7/33.

NZ Bowlers above him in the wicket-taking diagrams are Chris Harris (203), Kyle Plants (240) and previous all-rounder Daniel Vettori (297). Chris Cairns has taken 200 wickets in ODIs.

Coming to the match, fifties from Dhawan, Shubman Gill (50) and Iyer alongside a quickfire 16-ball 37 show appearance to all-rounder Washington Sundar directed India to 306/7 in their 50 overs.

Pacer Lockie Ferguson wicket scores were 3/59 and Southee picked three wickets each. Adam Milne likewise got one scalp.

Yet, a 221-run fourth wicket stand between Tom Latham (145* off 104 balls) and captain Kane Williamson (94* off 98 balls) directed New Zealand to a success.

From India, Umran Malik (2/66) was among the pick of the bowlers. Shardul Thakur likewise got a wicket. Latham’s breath taking thump procured him a ‘Player of the Match’ grant.