India vs New Zealand 3rd ODI Live Cricket Score Updates: Kiwis beat India by five wickets, win series 3-0
India vs New Zealand (IND vs NZ) 3rd ODI Live Cricket Score Streaming Online Updates: New Zealand win the third ODI by five wickets with 17 balls to spare, clean sweep the ODI series by 3-0. The hosts got off to a flier chasing the target of 297. Martin Guptill attacked in the powerplay overs bringing up his 38th ODI half-century from just 29 balls. Guptill and Henry Nicholls shared a 106-run opening partnership. Yuzvendra Chahal got the wicket of Guptill as he departed for 66. Chahal also got the wicket of skipper Kane Williamson whereas Henry Nicholls anchored the innings and scored his half-century. Ross Taylor struggled in the middle and lost his wicket to Ravindra Jadeja. Nicholls got out for 80 to Shardul Thakur. James Neesham lost his wicket to Yuzvendra Chahal after getting a good start. The sixth-wicket partnership between Colin de Grandhomme and Tom Latham sealed the win for hosts. Grandhomme remained unbeaten for 58. He reached his half-century from 21 balls, third-fastest against India in ODI cricket.
Batting first, India got off to a horrible start losing opener Mayank Agarwal and skipper Virat Kohli for single-digit scores. Young opener Prithvi Shaw got off to a good start but got run out. Shaw scored 40 runs from 41 deliveries. The fourth-wicket 100-run partnership between Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul helped India recover. Iyer registered his third fifty-plus score in a row before getting out to James Neesham. Rahul steadied the ship with Manish Pandey and scored his fourth ODI century. Pandey played the supporting role with a 48-ball 42. Rahul, Pandey got out off successive deliveries from Hamish Bennett. Earlier New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson won the toss and elected to bowl first.