That's it! India win by seven wickets! Ambati Rayudu and Dinesh Karthik finish unbeaten on 40 and 38 respectively. With this win, India take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series. Another poor day in the field for the Blackcaps. Full Scorecard.
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So, last ten overs coming up and India need just 26 more runs to win. Ambati Rayudu is batting on 32 while Dinesh Karthik is on 25. Meanwhile, the partnership between the two is worth 50 off 53 balls.
India now needs 58 more runs to win from 90 balls. Ambati Rayudu and Dinesh Karthik are in the middle and both of them are playing their shots. Looking to finish this quickly.
OUT! BIG wicket for New Zealand this, but has come late. Nevertheless, Kiwis will take it. Kohli was looking to go over cover. Henry Nicholls times his jump to perfection and pouches it. Kohli c Henry Nicholls b Boult 60(74)
OUT! Rohit Sharma departs. He perishes after a well-made half-century. Tries to take on Mitchell Santner and steps out. He misses the line of the ball and is stumped. Rohit st Latham b Santner 62(77
That's half-century up for Virat Kohli. He brings it up with a single as India continue to be in a good position. Meanwhile, India needs 99 more runs to win.
Halfway through and India needs 112 more runs to win with nine wickets in hand. Virat Kohli is into 40s and is nearing his half-century. And his partnership with Rohit Sharma is nearing the 100-run mark as well.
India inching towards yet another win. Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma has completed his half-century. That's his 39th ODI fifty. His second consecutive in this series.
The partnership between Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli is now worth 41 off 58 balls. India in control of the chase and need 164 more runs to win with nine wickets in hand.
India going strong with asking rate just under five runs per over. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli looking comfortable out in the middle. Meanwhile, Kane Williamson has used four bowlers.
India and New Zealand meet in the third One-Day International (ODI) at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui, the venue for previous ODI as well. WIth 2-0 lead in their bag, Virat Kohli and Co will be looking to seal the series. New Zealand, on the other hand, will be itching to bounce back and stay alive in the five-match ODI series. Stay tuned for IND vs NZ live score updates. IND vs NZ Live Score Updates.
A brilliant display by India so far in the series has meant that they are on the verge of sealing it. The Blackcaps were outplayed in both the preceding fixtures by Men in Blue. The hosts will now be looking to put the miseries behind and open their account in a must-win game. Live Cricket Streaming of India vs New Zealand ODI Series 2019 on Hotstar: Check Live Cricket Score, Watch Free Telecast
Meanwhile, India is likely to retain the winning combination despite Hardik Pandya now available for selection. The all-rounder is short of practice and could be considered for the last two ODIs. New Zealand, on the other hand, will be thinking of making some changes. Spinners Ish Sodhi and Mitchell Santner both might feature in the playing XI along with fast bowler Tim Southee. IND vs NZ 3rd ODI 2019 Preview: Confident India Aim to Seal ODI Series Against New Zealand.
New Zealand (From): Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham(w), Henry Nicholls, Colin de Grandhomme, Doug Bracewell, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Matt Henry. Will Hardik Pandya Find a Place in the Playing XI for IND vs NZ 3rd ODI?
India (From): Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w), Kedar Jadhav, Vijay Shankar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shubman Gill, Dinesh Karthik, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Siraj, K Khaleel Ahmed, Hardik Pandya.