New Zealand not only defeated India in the second One Day International but also dethroned the MS Dhoni-led side from the top of the ICC ODI Rankings.
Needing to win today's game to retain their No. 1 position, India faltered in the run chase of 297 in the rain-hit match here.
The Kiwis helped their neighbours Australia to reclaim top position in the ICC rankings. India are now pushed to second.