Match report: Ind v NZ – 1st T20I
Vizag, Sep 8: Bad weather forced the first T20I between India and New Zealand, which was to be played at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Vizag, to be abandoned. The first game of the two-match series was scheduled to begin at 7 pm local time. But with the rain coming down relentlessly in Vizag since before the start of the game, the match was finally called off at 20 minutes past 8 pm.
The abandoned match also meant that fans, who had come to watch Yuvraj Singh make a comeback to international cricket after his successful battle with a rare germ-cell cancer, were left disappointed. Cricket followers can, nevertheless, hope to catch Yuvraj back in action when the second T20I between India and New Zealand is played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on September 11 in another day/night game.