WELLINGTON: An aggressive 84 by Tim Seifert set up an 80-run win for New Zealand against India in their opening Twenty20 international against India in Wellington on Wednesday.
After being sent into bat, New Zealand made 219 for six with Seifert’s career best innings including seven fours and six sixes.
India in reply were all out for 139 with four balls remaining.
An exciting start to the T20I series! A record total at @WestpacStadium and 5 T20I wins in a row at the venue. Also complete the winning start to the Double-Headers with the @WHITE_FERNS #NZvIND pic.twitter.com/XzcCAlF1IV
— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) February 6, 2019
New Zealand send India to their biggest T20I defeat!
— ICC (@ICC) February 6, 2019
The second T20I will be played on Friday in Auckland.