Highlights: 4th ODI: New Zealand Vs India in Hamilton

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Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 14:09 [IST]
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Hamilton, Jan 28: Ross Taylor hit a fine century as New Zealand defeated India by seven wickets to clinch the five-match ODI series 3-0 here Tuesday.


Chasing 279 to win the fourth ODI, the hosts reached the target in 48.1 overs. Taylor's ninth ODI ton and Kane Williamson's fourth successive half century helped them to an easy victory.

Highlights: 4th ODI: NZ Vs India


India: Sixes: 11; Fours: 24; Top scorers: Rohit Sharma 79 (94 balls, 6x4, 4x4) and MS Dhoni 79* (73 balls, 6x4, 3x6); Highest wickets: 1 wicket each for Mohammed Shami 1/61 (8 overs) and Varun Aaron 1/51 (6.1)

New Zealand: Sixes: 6; Fours: 31; Top scorer: Ross Taylor 112 not out (127 balls, 15x4); Highest wickets: Tim Southee 2/36 in 10 overs

# New Zealand have clinched the five-match series 3-0 with one game left (final ODI on January 31 in Wellington)

# The Kiwis successfully chased down 279

# The home team won the first and second ODIs while the third ended in a tie

# Ross Taylor made 112 not out while captain Brendon McCullum returned to form with 49 not out (36 balls, 4x4, 3x6)

# McCullum was out for ducks in his previous 2 ODIs

# McCullum hit a six off Varun Aaron to win the game

# Taylor and McCullum had an unfinished 92-run partnership for the fourth wicket in 13.5 overs

# Kane Williamson continued his superb form, scoring fourth half century in a row this series

# Williamson scored 60 today to follow up scores of 71, 77 and 65

# NZ scored 65/2 in first 10 overs. 50 came off 42 balls; 100: 130; 150: 168; 200: 230; 250: 267

# India scored 278/5 in 50 overs after Dhoni won fourth toss in a row

# Virat Kohli opened the batting with Rohit Sharma after Shikhar Dhawan was dropped for this game

# Kohli was out for just 2 off 10 balls

# Suresh Raina too was axed for this tie after poor form

# Ambati Rayudu and Stuart Binny replaced the duo

# Binny made his ODI debut today. He is the 200th ODI player for India

# Stuart's father Roger was part of India's 1983 World Cup team. He is a national selector now

# Stuart-Roger duo is the third Indian father-son pair in ODIs after Yograj-Yuvraj Singh and Sunil-Rohan Gavaskar

# Stuart did not get a chance to bat and was only given 1 over to bowl

# Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja had an unbroken 127-run partnership for the sixth wicket

# India were in trouble at 151/5 in 33.1 overs

# Both Dhoni and Jadeja hit their second successive half centuries

# Jadeja was 62 not out off 54 balls with 8 fours and 2 sixes

# Dhoni hit 3 sixes and 6 fours in his 73-ball 79 not out

# It was a slow start by India. They managed only 28/2 in the first 10 overs of mandatory powerplay

# In the five overs of batting powerplay (36 to 40), India made 24/0

# India's first fifty took 98 balls. 100: 149; 150: 198; 200: 252; 250: 288

# Tim Southee was New Zealand's best bowler with 2/36 in 10 overs (1 maiden)

# Rohit scored 79 off 94 (6x4, 4x6). He was dropped on 14 by Ross Taylor off Southee


Story first published:  Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 10:59 [IST]
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