Christchurch: India-New Zealand 3rd ODI abandoned due to rain. With this, New Zealand won the series 1-0. New Zealand won the first match of the ODI series. The second match was stopped by rain. Rain came when New Zealand was batting against India in the third ODI. The match, which was initially suspended due to rain, was later abandoned.
Earlier, losing the toss and batting, India were all out for 219 in 47.3 overs. The performance of Washington Sundar, who scored a half-century, and Shreyas Iyer, who scored 49 runs, rescued India from a huge slump. Sundar scored 51 runs off 64 balls and Shreyas Iyer scored 49 runs off 59 balls.
Captain Shikhar Dhawan scored 28 runs off 45 balls. Shubman Gill (12 runs off 22 balls), Rishabh Pant (10 runs off 16 balls), Suryakumar Yadav (six runs off 10 balls), Deepak Hooda (12 runs off 25 balls), Deepak Chahar (12 runs off nine balls) and Yuzvendra Chahal (eight off 22 balls) Runs) and Arshadeep Singh (nine off nine balls) failed to contribute significantly.
Adam Milne and Daryl Mitchell took three wickets each for New Zealand. Both Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson and Mitchell Santner took a wicket each. The rain came when New Zealand came out to bat in reply and scored 104 runs for the loss of one wicket in 18 overs.
Earlier in the three-match Twenty20 series, only one match was played in a full over. India won it. While another match was completely suspended, rain came during the third match as well. It was a draw. With a match winning India series winners.