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We learnt from our mistakes in series opener: Rohit

Press Trust of India  |  Auckland 

on Friday bounced back with a clinical performance in the second T20 International against and stand-in said it was a result of quickly learning from their mistakes.

suffered their biggest ever defeat in T20s in terms of runs at on Wednesday but the visitors went to the second game with the same team.

The led from the front, scoring 50 off 29 balls to ensure a seven-wicket win for India, their first in a T20 on soil.

"Very pleased to see how we bowled, and we were quite clinical with the bat as well. We have quality in our side, but we executed our plans better today, after learning from our mistakes," said Rohit at the post-match presentation.

"It's important to understand the mistakes that we made - it's been a long tour for everyone. So we didn't want to put a lot of pressure on the boys, just go in there with a clear mind."

The series decider will be played at Hamilton on Sunday.

"It's going to be a cracker of a game in the 3rd T20I, but nothing to take away from New Zealand, they're still a quality side," Rohit said.

posted 158 for the loss of eight wickets and felt his team could have done better with the bat.

"It was slightly more tricky to bat (here), but 20 more runs at the death would have been better. It wasn't a 180-200 wicket for sure, but the opening partnership from just took it away," said Williamson.

"It's important that as a side we are aware of the good bits we have done and put that into practice every time we come out to bat. Today it wasn't our day to be honest," he added.

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First Published: Fri, February 08 2019. 15:40 IST
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