Here’s a summary of the India vs. New Zealand ODI series in 2017:

1st ODI (Mumbai, October 22, 2017):

  • New Zealand won the 1st ODI by six wickets.
  • India batted first and scored 280 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 50 overs.
  • Virat Kohli was the top scorer for India with 121 runs.
  • In reply, New Zealand successfully chased the target of 281 runs in 49 overs.
  • Ross Taylor and Tom Latham played crucial innings for New Zealand, scoring 95 and 103 runs, respectively.
  • Trent Boult was the key bowler for New Zealand, taking 4 wickets for 35 runs.
  • Tom Latham was named the player of the match.

2nd ODI (Pune, October 25, 2017):

  • India won the 2nd ODI by six wickets.
  • New Zealand batted first and posted a total of 230/9 in 50 overs.
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar was the standout bowler for India, taking 3 wickets for 45 runs.
  • In response, India successfully chased down the target in 46 overs.
  • Shikhar Dhawan and Dinesh Karthik played vital innings, scoring 68 and 64 runs, respectively.
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar was named the player of the match for his performance.

3rd ODI (Kanpur, October 29, 2017):

  • India won the 3rd ODI by six wickets and secured the series with a 2-1 margin.
  • New Zealand batted first and scored 331 runs for the loss of 7 wickets.
  • Kane Williamson and Tom Latham were the top scorers for New Zealand, with 64 and 65 runs, respectively.
  • Jasprit Bumrah was India’s key bowler, taking 3 wickets for 47 runs.
  • In response, India achieved the target in 49.2 overs.
  • Rohit Sharma was the player of the match for his performance, and Virat Kohli was named the man of the series.
  • India’s victory in this series marked their 7th consecutive win in bilateral series.

This series was notable for Virat Kohli’s remarkable performance in the 1st ODI, where he scored his 31st century and his 200th ODI appearance. It was a well-contested series, with India ultimately emerging as the winner with a 2-1 series margin.

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