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.
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.
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)