India take unassailable 3-0 lead versus New Zealand

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28 Jan 2019

India clinch ODI series against New Zealand: Here're records broken

India won their third successive ODI series after beating New Zealand on Monday.

The visitors took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series, courtesy of Indian bowlers.

Prior to this series win, India had beaten West Indies and Australia in bilateral ODI tournaments.

The Kiwis were bowled out for 243, as India chased down the target with ease.

Here are the records broken.

New Zealand

New Zealand bowled out in third successive ODI

New Zealand bowled out in third successive ODI

For the third successive match in the series, the Kiwis were bowled out by Indian bowlers.

The last time New Zealand were bowled out in three consecutive ODI matches was back in 2016. This record was scripted by Australia in their own backyard.

Kiwi openers struggled even today. Their last 14 opening stands in ODIs have accumulated 166 runs at an average of 11.85.

Bhuvi

Bhuvneshwar Kumar gets Martin Guptill yet again

India have won five successive ODIs since losing against Australia at the SCG.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who had dismissed Aussie opener Aaron Finch in three consecutive ODIs this year, accounted for Martin Guptill's wicket in all the three matches of this series.

He equalled the record held by Praveen Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Hardik Pandya and Umesh Yadav, who all have dismissed Guptill thrice in ODIs.

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Rohit

Rohit notches some special records

Rohit notches some special records

Indian opening batsman Rohit Sharma equalled MS Dhoni for the most number of sixes, hit by an Indian batsman in ODIs (215).

The senior cricketer also went past 10,000-plus runs in List A cricket. Rohit (62) scored his 39th career ODI fifty.

He went past former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag (38).

ODI partnership

Rohit and Kohli stitch their 16th 100-plus stand in ODIs

Rohit and skipper Virat Kohli stitched their 16th 100-plus stand in ODIs (113).

They went past former Windies greats Gordon Greenidge/Desmond Haynes (15) and Sri Lankan heroes Mahela Jayawardene/Kumar Sangakkara (15).

Rohit and Kohli equalled Aussie legends Matthew Hayden and Adam Gilchrist (16).

Kohli (60) brought up his 49th career ODI fifty.

The 30-year-old registered his 100th fifty-plus score in List A cricket.

Indian pacers

Indian pacers impress in the third ODI

Indian pacers impress in the third ODI

Mohammed Shami picked up three wickets against NZ on Monday.

Since going wicket-less at the SCG in the first ODI versus Australia this year, Shami has taken a total of 12 wickets in five ODIs.

Bhuvneshwar along with Trent Boult and Lockie Ferguson bowled one maiden each in this match.

Hardik Pandya picked up 2/45 in his comeback match after an injury in 2018.

Taylor

Ross Taylor amasses 46th career ODI fifty

Ross Taylor (93) scored his 46th ODI fifty. Taylor added 119 runs with Tom Latham (51). Latham amassed his 15th ODI fifty.

For Kiwis, Taylor and Kane Williamson now have the most partnership runs in ODIs against India.

The previous record was held by Nathan Astle/Stephen Fleming (741).

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