With the victory in final match of India vs New Zealand 5th ODI, India won the series with a huge margin of 4-1.Captain Rohit Sharma termed it as a ‘massive achievement’ since,it is challenging to win a whole series on opposition team’s home ground.
“Teams have come here in the past and struggled.At home they play good cricket,for us it is a great takeaway”he said.
He also praised NZ players for their good quality and control in play.India had defeated New Zealand by 35 runs in the final ODI to clinch the five-match series 4-1.Needing 253 to win, New Zealand could only muster 217 before being dismissed in 44.1 overs, once again failing to bat out their full quota of overs and ensuring India finished the series as 4-1 winners.
From New Zealand side,James Neesham scored 44.Whereas bowler Yuzvendra Chahal took3 wickets for41. A brilliant batting performance from Ambati Rayudu (90) and Hardik Pandya (45) made India back in the fray and the Indian bowlers topped it off with some excellent display