5th T20 highlights: India beats New Zealand by 7 runs, clinches series 5-0


Wellington: In the fifth and final T20 International match of bilateral series, India cricket team led by a brilliant bowling performance defeated New Zealand cricket team by 7 runs at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui on Sunday.
With this India became the first team to win a series 5-0 in T20.
Chasing 163 runs, Kiwis lost Martin Guptill and Colin Munro inside the powerplay. However, Ross Taylor and Tim Seifert put up 99-run stand for the 4th wicket to give New Zealand a chance. During the 99-run partnership, Taylor and Seifert smashed 34 runs in Shivam Dube’s over.
Here are the playing 11 of both the teams:
India playing 11: K L Rahul (w), Sanju Samson, Rohit Sharma (c), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah
New Zealand playing 11: Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Tim Seifert(w), Ross Taylor, Tom Bruce, Daryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, Scott Kuggeleijn, Tim Southee (c), Ish Sodhi, Hamish Bennett