India beat New zealand by six wickets and they level the 3 game series by 1 – 1. Opener Shikhar Dhawan (68 off 84 balls) and Dinesh Karthik (64 off 92) were the play makers for Indian Team. Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan and Hardik Pandya lost their wickets. India chase their target in a calm manner. They dont try to play with big shots .India lost wickets at the start of the match. Opener Rohit Sharma, who took seven runs, was caught by Munro in Tim Southee ‘s over. Captain Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan chased down the target. Virat Kohli lost his wicket when the Team score was 79 runs.. Kohli was caught out by Tom Latham for 29 runs off 29 balls and Opener Shikhar Dhawan was dismissed by Adam Mills. Dinesh Karthik and Hardy Pandya lead the score to 200. India lost the fourth wicket in the 40th over. Hartik Pandya (30-ball 30 ) was dismissed by Southee. MS Dhoni and Dinesh Karthik came in the wicket of India. New Zealand scored 230 runs for a loss of 9 wickets. Kiwis lost their early wickets due to their lame mistakes. The Kiwis, however, managed to score 230 in the first innings. The Indian bowlers showed their talent in this match .
India was defeated by New Zealand in the first one-day international .The last match of the one-day series will be held in Kanpur on March 29.