Rohit was the captain of the side in today's game after regular skipper Virat Kohli opted to take a break and give other youngsters a chance. Meanwhile, upon Rohit's unavailability as the captain for the game, KL Rahul took over the duties.
How did the match pan out?
India lost Sanju Samson at the start, however, Rahul and Rohit added 88 runs for the second wicket.
Middle-order batsmen Shreyas Iyer (33*) and Manish Pandey (11*) helped India get past 160.
For NZ, Scott Kuggeleijn (2/25) was the pick of the bowlers.
In reply, Kiwis lost three early wickets, before Tim Seifert and Ross Taylor offered resistance.
However, it wasn't enough.
Some records scripted in this match
As for some records from this tie:
- Rohit registered most fifty-plus scores in T20Is (25).
- Rahul became the first Indian to score 200-plus runs in a T20I series for India (223) and is the joint-highest overall.
- Jasprit Bumrah has now bowled the most maiden overs in T20Is (7).
- Rohit became the eight Indian to surpass 14,000 international runs.