Unofficial ODI: Watch Sanju Samson Receives Standing Ovation at MA Chidambaram Stadium as India A beats New Zealand A

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In an unofficial three-match ODI series, India A is currently playing New Zealand A. Following the one-day internationals, India A won a three-match Test series 2-0. The hosts now lead the ODI series 1-0 after defeating the visitors by seven wickets on Thursday at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. On Sunday and Tuesday, the second and third ODIs will be played at the same venue. India A bowled out New Zealand A for 167 in 40.2 overs after electing to bowl. Also below in the article get a glimpse of Sanju Samson who receives a standing ovation at MA Chidambaram Stadium as India A beats New Zealand A.

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Shardul Thakur finished with the best bowling figures of 8.2-1-32-4. Kuldeep Sen, on the other hand, had a 7-0-30-3 stat.

Michale Rippon (61) and Joe Walker (36) added 89 runs for the visitors’ seventh wicket after New Zealand A’s sixth wicket fell at 74.

India A responded by chasing the target down in 31 overs, losing seven wickets

After the early dismissal of Prithvi Shaw, Ruturaj Gaikwad (41) and Rahul Tripathi (31) provided India with a solid foundation, before captain Sanju Samson (29 not out) and Rajat Patidar (45 not out) led them to victory.

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The Chepauk crowd greeted Samson enthusiastically as he walked out to bat in the middle. Samson was not named to India’s T20 World Cup squad, which was announced earlier this week. The decision to leave the right-handed batter out of the starting lineup quickly trended on Twitter, with fans outraged.

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Sanju Samson (Captain), KS Bharat (wicket-keeper), Kuldeep Yadav, Shabhaz Ahmed, Rahul Chahar, Tilak Varma, Kuldeep Sen, Shardul Thakur, Umran Malik, Navdeep Saini, Rajat Patidar, Prithvi Shaw, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rahul Tripathi

On Sunday and Tuesday, the second and third ODIs will be played at the same venue.

Tarun Verma
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