India seal series with Super Over win

India seal series with Super Over win

Rohit Sharma scored 2 sixes in last two balls of Super Over as India defeated New Zealand in Super Over. With this win, India have sealed the 5 match series 3-0.

Full Scorecard : New Zealand vs India - 3rd T20I

Earlier, New Zealand finished on 179/6 chasing a target of 180 runs to win resulting in a tie. With 2 runs required from last 4 balls, Kane Williamson looked good to take Kiwis home well set at 95 runs from 48 balls. But when Shami took the wicket of skipper Williamson, the match turned its head as new batsman Tim Seifert played a dot ball followed by a bye. Ross Taylor lost his wicket in the last ball.

New Zealand put on 17 runs in the super over with 2 fours and a six. But Player of the Match Rohit had other plans. Having already smashed 65 runs from 40 balls earlier, the Hitman spoiled Kiwi's party in Super Over too. Rohit hit consecutive sixes off Tim Southee in last two balls to take his team to victory.

Match Summary :
India 179 for 5 (Rohit 65, Bennett 3-54)
tied with
New Zealand 179 for 6 (Williamson 95, Shami 2-32)
India won the Super Over