India vs New Zealand: Tim Southee terms Rishabh Pant's run-out as a big turning point in visitors' innings
Pant, who started the day with a six in the first over suffered because of Ajinkya Rahane's poor call and India lost five wickets for 33 runs from that point. Rahane himself fell to Southee as he inside edged to the keeper trying to shoulder arms and late inward movement became his undoing.
India vs New Zealand: Kane Williamson's elegant 89 hands hosts initiative despite Ishant Sharma's heroics
Ishant Sharma's lion-hearted bowling effort met its match in Kane Williamson's elegance as New Zealand ended an attritional second day of the opening Test against India with a slight upper-hand
India vs New Zealand: Ajinkya Rahane believes Kiwis start as favourites in Tests, but says visitors feel at home in all conditions
"For Team India, there is no awe about conditions anymore. Every condition is home condition for us," Ajinkya Rahane said.
India vs New Zealand: Pacer Matt Henry included in Black Caps' first Test squad as cover for Neil Wagner
New Zealand on Wednesday called in pacer Matt Henry for the first Test against India as cover for Neil Wagner, who is awaiting the birth of his first child.
India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli hints at including Ishant Sharma and Prithvi Shaw in playing XI for first Test
India captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday dropped enough hints to indicate that senior most pacer Ishant Sharma and young opener Prithvi Shaw will be in the playing XI for the first Test against New Zealand.
India vs New Zealand: Black Caps' conservative approach against Jasprit Bumrah could be used by other teams, says Shane Bond
New Zealand's conservative approach against Jasprit Bumrah could become a template for other teams as they look to tackle the Indian pace ace who recently endured a rare wicket-less outing in an ODI series, reckons former fast bowler Shane Bond.
Hanuma Vihari's gutsy hundred and the seasoned Cheteshwar Pujara's 92 were the bright spots in an otherwise dreadful batting performance by India on the first day of their warm-up game against New Zealand XI.
India vs New Zealand: Black Caps fined 60 per cent of match fee for maintaining slow over-rate in second ODI
This is New Zealand's first offence in the ongoing bilateral after India had the ignominy of being fined thrice for slow over-rate in the last three international games (two successive T20s followed by first ODI).
India vs New Zealand: Navdeep Saini says he will regret his untimely dismissal in run-chase that cost the series
Saini's 76-run partnership for the eighth wicket with Ravindra Jadeja kept India in pursuit of a 274-run target but the former's dismissal crushed team's hopes.
India vs New Zealand: Kiwi pacer Kyle Jamieson says it was 'surreal' to win Man of the Match award on debut
The Black Caps took a 2-0 lead in the three-match series as Jamieson scored a vital partnership with Ross Taylor and then took 2-42 to seal the victory.
India vs New Zealand: Fielding slip ups, Tom Latham’s sweeps, and more, where Men in Blue lost the Hamilton ODI
After a week of barely-believable bottling that allowed India to romp their way to the first-ever 5-0 clean sweep of a T20I series, the Kiwis finally got themselves going at home by making a winning start to the ODI leg at Hamilton.
India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli and Co fined 80 percent match fee for maintaining slow over-rate in first ODI
Chris Broad of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the sanction after Virat Kohli's side was ruled to be four overs short of the target after time allowances were taken into consideration.
India vs New Zealand: 'Ross is the Boss', 'New Zealand fail to continue sequence of chokes', Twitterati hail Black Caps win in first ODI
Ross Taylor brought up his 21st century with an unbeaten 109 while Latham, deputising for the injured Kane Williamson, weighed in with 69 as the hosts chased down India’s imposing 347-4, passing the target with almost two overs to spare.
New Zealand recorded their highest-ever run chase of 348 runs, riding on Ross Taylor's unbeaten 84-ball-109 and Latham's attacking half-century.
India vs New Zealand: Chance for Virat Kohli's young guns to impress in key players' absence as teams gear up for first ODI
This is India's third ODI assignment after the World Cup last year, having previously beaten West Indies (away) and Australia (at home).
India vs New Zealand: Don't write Jasprit Bumrah off, it's never over until the world’s premier death-overs pacer has spoken
You just know the game isn’t over till Bumrah has overs left. When was the last time you could say that of an Indian limited-overs bowler?
India vs New Zealand: Ross Taylor laments Black Caps' potential to capitalise on momentum after 'disappointing' T20I series loss
Taylor, however, said his side played better cricket than the results suggest though they knew from the beginning that it was going to a be tough task against a strong Indian team.
India vs New Zealand: Jasprit Bumrah produces masterclass as Men in Blue complete series sweep with close win in fifth T20I
Bumrah had figures of 3-12 from four overs and clamped down on New Zealand’s middle order as they were building nicely towards India’s total of 163-3.
India vs New Zealand, Highlights, 5th T20I at Bay Oval, Full Cricket Score: Men in Blue win by 7 runs, complete 5-0 sweep
India vs New Zealand 5th T20I Live Updates: That is it. One off the last ball to third man. India win by 7 runs. They complete a 5-0 clean sweep over the Black Caps. What a historical series win for India.
India vs New Zealand: Visitors' T20 World Cup auditioning pool hands Men in Blue victory in strange, see-saw encounter
It’s not just the result, and that India’s second-choice picks bailed them out; it’s the confidence you derive from getting out of jail that has to amount as India’s biggest win from Westpac Stadium.