Mid-day – The decision to halt proceedings was taken after the dinner break of the day-night ODI, keeping the players’ safety in mind, on-field umpire Shaun George said

India’s captain Virat Kohli (L) walks from the field with teammate Shikhar Dhawan after the sun angle halted play during the first one-day international (ODI) cricket match between New Zealand and India at McLean Park in Napier.

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  • The decision to halt proceedings was taken after the dinner break of the day-night ODI, keeping the players’ safety in mind, on-field umpire Shaun George saidIndia’s captain Virat Kohli (L) walks from the field with teammate Shikhar Dhawan after the sun angle halted play during the first one-day international (ODI) cricket match between New Zealand and India at McLean Park in Napier.
  • But this is what happened in the first India-New Zealand ODI at the McLean Park yesterday.
  • Indian captain Virat Kohli, whose side’s eight-wicket demolition of New Zealand was somewhat overshadowed by the bizarre turn of events, said he has never experienced a sun-induced stoppage in his life.
  • The decision to halt proceedings was taken after the dinner break of the day-night ODI, keeping the players’ safety in mind, on-field umpire Shaun George said.
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