KL Rahul struck a combative 112 however New Zealand accomplished a 3-0 whitewash of India by successful the third ODI by 5 wickets, right here on Tuesday. Rahul helped India get better from a shaky begin to publish a difficult 296 for 7 however the Kiwis overhauled the goal with 17 balls to spare. This is first whitewash that India has suffered in an ODI series in greater than three a long time.
Sent in to bat, India have been down 62 for 3 in the 13th over after the dismissals of Mayank Agarwal (1), captain Virat Kohli (9) and Prithvi Shaw (40) however Rahul bought a helpful ally in in-form Shreyas Iyer (62) to take India to a aggressive complete.
Rahul, who hit 9 fours and two sixes throughout his 113-ball innings, and Iyer stitched precisely 100 runs from 18.2 overs for the fourth wicket to revive the Indian innings.
After the tip of the promising innings of Iyer, Rahul shared one other 107 runs for the fifth wicket with Manish Pandey (42).
The Kiwis have been off to a assured begin in their chase with Martin Guptill (66) and Henry Nicholls (80) and placing on a 106-run stand. However, wrist spinner Yuzvendra Chahal took three wickets to carry India again in the sport.
Colin de Grandhomme (58) and Tom Latham (32), although, took their aspect previous the end line with an unbeaten 80-run partnership.
India: 296 for 7 in 50 overs (KL Rahul 112, Shreyas Iyer 62; Hamish Bennett 4/64).
New Zealand: 300 for five in 47.1 overs. (H Nicholls 80, M Guptill 66; Y Chahal 3/47).