Regaining ODI NO 1 position, India thrashed New Zealand by 90 runs in the third and final ODI to complete a clean sweep of the three-match series at Indore.
Batting first, India rode on centuries from openers Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill to post a formidable 385 for nine. Skipper Rohit struck 101 off 85 balls, and the young Gill blazed away to a 78-ball 112, after the visitors asked India to bat at the Holkar Cricket Stadium. Virat Kohli chipped in with 36 off 27 balls after the opening duo added 212 runs in 26.1 overs. Later, Hardik Pandya smashed a 38-ball 54 to power India.
Chasing a stiff task, New Zealand were all out for 295 in 41.2 overs with Devon Conway scoring a 100-ball 138. Shardul Thakur and Kuldeep Yadav scalp up three wickets respectively.
India: 385 for 9 in 50 overs (Rohit Sharma 101, Shubman Gill 112, Hardik Pandya 54).
New Zealand: 295 all out in 41.2 overs (Devon Conway 138; Shardul Thakur 3/45, Kuldeep Yadav 3/62).
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