In the first T20 match, India won the match by 5 wickets with New Zealand due to great performance in batting and bowling. After winning the first T20 match, India leads (1-0) in the three T20 matches series with New Zealand.
Earlier, India won the toss and chose to bowl first thus New Zealand first batted and made a good score of 164/6 (20) due to great batting by Martin Guptill 70 (42), and Mark Chapman 63 (50). Ravichandran Ashwin 2/23 (4), and Bhuvneshwar Kumar 2/24 (4) were good bowling from the Indian side.
During chasing, India loses five wickets and won the match by 5 wickets with New Zealand due to great batting by Surya Kumar Yadav 62 (40), Rohit Sharma 48 (36), and Rishabh Pant 17* (17). Trent Boult 2/31 (4), and Mitchell Santner 1/19 (4) were good bowling from the New Zealand side.
Due to his great performance in batting, Surya Kumar Yadav (IND) 62 (40), was declared as the Player of the Match.