5th ODI: New Zealand bowled out for 79, India clinch series 3-2

New Zealand were bowled out for a mere 79 runs. India win the PayTM series 3-2.

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Visakhapatnam, Oct 29: A five-wicket haul by Amit Mishra coupled with half-centuries from Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma saw India thrash New Zealand by 190 runs in the fifth and final One-Day International (ODI) here on Saturday. (Thank your mom, says Dhoni).

Match scorecard; Series photos

Chasing 270 runs, New Zealand collapsed for a mere 79 with Mishra returning figures of 5-18.

Amit Mishra

India thus won the five-match series 3-2.

Earlier, half-centuries by Kohli and Rohit helped India post 269/6.

Both Kohli and Rohit were off to slow starts before going for the big shots once they got their eye in.

Kohli scored 65 runs off 76 deliveries with two boundaries and a six while Rohit smashed five boundaries and three hits into the stands on his way to a 65-ball 70.

IANS

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