New Delhi, India also won the third and final match against New Zealand to clinch the series 3-0. After New Zealand won the toss and chose to field first, India scored 385 runs for 9 wickets with the help of captain Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill’s century and the opposing team could only score 295 runs.
Along with this, India has reached the top in the ODI rankings, previously the Kiwis were at number one. Wicket keeper Ishan Kishan was the most talked about during the match, as he gave up a simple stumping of Devon Conway who scored a century for his team.
Ishan was on 57 off 48 balls when Conway gave life. In the last ball of the 16th over, Yuzvendra Chahal gave an easy chance for a wicket. On this ball from Chahal, Conway tried to play a shot towards mid-wicket but the ball failed to make contact with the bat.
Meanwhile, Ishaan escaped before he could catch the ball for stumping. In that, Conway scored a run. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli also got angry with Isha leaving the stumping. Because, he knew how important Conway’s wicket was for the team.
After being given life, he scored a century in just 71 balls. He did not stop there and later continued to take notice of the bowlers. Earlier, the New Zealand team won the toss and decided to bowl first. Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill performed brilliantly for Team India and put on 212 runs for the first wicket.
Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma scored his 30th century in ODI cricket and equaled former Australian captain Ricky Ponting’s 30 centuries in ODIs. After Rohit, Shubman Gill scored a century and got out with 112 runs. This was his biggest innings after a double century in this series. In the end, Hardik Pandya also excelled and played an important role in taking India’s score to 385 in 50 overs with 54 off the 38th ball.SS1MS