India beat New Zealand by 35 runs at Wellington, clinch ODI series 4-1

Published: 03rd February 2019 04:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd February 2019 04:56 PM  

India overcame a disastrous start to earn a hard-fought 35-run win over New Zealand in the fifth ODI Sunday to finish the series with a 4-1 scoreline in their favour, proving the heavy loss at Hamilton was an aberration. (Photo | AP)
At 18 for four, India were heading towards another sub-100 total before before the middle-order ensured India ended with a fighting 252. IN PIC: Indian skipper Rohit Sharma is clean bowled by New Zealand's Henry Nicholls (Photo | AP)
Tom Latham
New Zealand eventually ended with 217 in 44.1 overs despite Matt Henry's unbeaten 17 off 9 in the final overs. New Zealand's captain Kane Williamson (L)and Tom Latham run for a single (Photo | AP)
A fit-again Dhoni was back in the team in place of Dinesh Karthik while Mohammad Shami and Shankar replaced Khaleel Ahmed and Kuldeep Yadav. IN PIC: MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav and Ambati Rayudu celebrate the wicket of James Neesham. (Photo | AP)
New Zealand's Trent Boult runs out India's Mohammed Shami (Photo | AP)
Shikhar Dhawan
Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan celebrates after beating New Zealand their fifth one day international (Photo | AP)
Indian cricket team
Team India celebrate with the series trophy after beating New Zealand their fifth one day international at Westpac Stadium in Wellington (Photo | AP)
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