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5th T20 highlights: India beats New Zealand by 7 runs, clinches series 5-0

Chasing the target, the Black Caps were tottering at 17 for three in 3.2 overs. Tim Seifert (50) and Ross Taylor (53) then added 99 runs for the fourth wicket as New Zealand recovered to 116.

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New Zealand's Tim Seifert is run out during the Twenty/20 cricket international between India and New Zealand in Wellington, New Zealand, Friday. Photo: AP | PTI

registered a rare 5-0 whitewash against after notching up a seven-run win in the fifth and final T20 International at Bay Oval, Mount Maungani on Sunday. Electing to bat, India posted 163 for three, riding on Rohit Sharma's 60 off 41 balls and a 33-ball 45 from The visitors then restricted the hosts to 156 for nine with claiming three wickets for 12 runs.

Chasing the target, the Black Caps were tottering at 17 for three in 3.2 overs. Tim Seifert (50) and Ross Taylor (53) then added 99 runs for the fourth wicket as New Zealand recovered to 116. Seifert clobbered a 30-ball 50 studded with five fours and three sixes, while Ross Taylor hit two sixes and five fours in his 47-ball 53-run innings. However, once Seifert was dismissed in the 13th over, the hosts suffered a collapse, losing five wickets, including Taylor, for 25 runs to loss the plot in the end.

5th T20 full scorecard
 

 

Here are the playing 11 of both the teams:

India playing 11: (w), Sanju Samson, Rohit Sharma (c), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah

New Zealand playing 11: Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Tim Seifert(w), Ross Taylor, Tom Bruce, Daryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, Scott Kuggeleijn, (c), Ish Sodhi, Hamish Bennett 

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