PHOTOS: 1st ODI: New Zealand Vs India in Napier

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Published: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 15:54 [IST]
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Napier, Jan 19: India went down by 24 runs to New Zealand despite a superb century by Virat Kohli in the first One Day International here on Sunday.

Scorecard; Highlights

Chasing 293 to win, Kohli took India closer with a classy 111-ball 123 but the hosts held their nerve to take 1-0 lead in the five-match series.

Left-handed all-rounder Corey Anderson was the Man-of-the-match for his quick 68 not out and two wickets.

Mohammed Shami was India's successful bowler with four wickets.

Today's ton was Kohli's 18th in ODIs and first time that his hundred failed to give India a win while chasing. Kohli has hit 12 centuries while batting second with 11 previous ones ending in winning cause.

Here are the pictures from the match.

Kohli plays a shot on way to 123

Virat Kohli plays a shot en route to his 123. This was Kohli's 18th ODI century.

Celebration time for the Delhi youngster

Virat Kohli celebrates his century as captain MS Dhoni watches in Napier.

Indian fans in Napier

Indian fans wave the Tri-colour at the McLean Park stadium in Napier.

Shami gets Ryder bowled

Mohammed Shami exults after dismissing Jesse Ryder bowled.

Ishant has a bad day again

Ishant Sharma was once again expensive with his bowling. He conceded 72 runs for one wicket in 9 overs.

Shami is delighted

Shami is delighted after taking a wicket. He finished with 4/55 in 9 overs.


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