The third ODI between India and New Zealand was played at the Bay Oval ground in Mount Mongui. In this, New Zealand won the 5-wicket win in India’s ODI series and cleared the series 3-0. In this match, New Zealand was led by its regular captain Ken Williamson. He won the toss and decided to bowl.
Batting first, India scored 296 for 7 wickets in 50 overs with the help of KL Rahul’s century (112) and half-century from Shreyas Iyer (62). Apart from these two, Prithvi Shaw scored 40 and Manish Pandey scored 42 runs. Apart from this, none of his batsmen had touched the figure of ten.
In response, when the New Zealand team landed, Nickels and Guptill started well. Guptill Atishi looked in rhythm and both the openers scored half-centuries. After this, Grandhom scored the fifties half-century. Due to this, the New Zealand team won the series by 3 wickets and won the series 3–0.
After 32 years in One Day International, a team has made a clean sweep against the Indian team. Earlier in March 1989, West Indies made a clean sweep in the ODI series against India 5–0.