India vs New Zealand: First time in 31 years! India suffer ODI series whitewash – cricket

Henry Nicholls scored a gritty 80 off 103 balls whereas Colin de Grandhomme scored a fast-fireplace 58 off simply 28 deliveries to information New Zealand to a cushty 5-wicket victory over India in the third ODI encounter in Mount Maunganui on Tuesday. Chasing 297, Nicholls and Guptill (66) offered an excellent basis for the Kiwis and a late onslaught by Tom Latham and de Grandhomme was sufficient to clinch the encounter. As a outcome, New Zealand completed a 3-0 whitewash in the sequence – one thing India haven’t confronted since 1989. The final time India misplaced all of the matches in an ODI series (min Three matches) was again in ‘89 towards West Indies.

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India getting whitewashed in a sequence (3+ ODIs)

0-5 vs West Indies 1983/84

0-5 vs West Indies 1988/89

0-3 vs New Zealand 2019/20*

P.S. They misplaced 0-4 vs SA in 2006/07 with one ODI deserted.

India received a clear sweep in ODIs (3+ matches):

5-Zero by West Indies (dwelling) 1983-84

5-Zero by West Indies (away) 1988-89

4-Zero by South Africa (away) 2006-07

3-Zero by New Zealand (away) 2020*

Earlier, KL Rahul struck his fourth profession century to rescue the Indian innings from a precarious place and take it to a difficult 296 for 7.

Rahul made 112 runs (from 113 balls), together with 9 fours and two sixes, as he rescued India from 62/3 in the 13th over after being despatched in to bat. He placed on 100 runs with Shreyas Iyer (62 off 63 balls) for the fourth wicket, and in a while one other 107 runs with Manish Pandey (42 off 48 balls) for the fifth wicket.

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For New Zealand, who’ve already clinched the sequence after profitable the primary two matches, Hamish Bennett completed with 4/64 from ten overs to emerge as probably the most profitable bowler.

(WIth company inputs)

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