DHAKA: New Zealand took revenge of the T20 series loss as they won the One-Day International (ODI) series after defeating India by 22 runs in the second match in Auckland on Saturday (February 8).
New Zealand defended a total of 273 by restricting India to 251 in 48.3 overs taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
New Zealand's debutant Kyle Jamieson (2/42 and 25 off 24 balls) was adjudged the 'Player of the Match' award for his all-round performance.
Tim Southee, Kyle Jamieson, Hamish Bennett and Colin de Grandhomme all picked up two wickets each.
Earlier, after being sent into bat, New Zealand posted a challenging total of 273 for eight.
Martin Guptill top-scored with a knock of 79 while Ross Taylor stayed unbeaten on 73. With the series already decided, both the teams will meet in the ODI final in Mount Maunganui on Tuesday.
BDST: 1729 HRS, FEB 08, 2020