India beat New Zealand by six runs, pocket series 2-1. Kanpur: India defeated New Zealand by six runs in the third and final ODI to win the three-match series 2-1, here today. Opener Rohit Sharma slammed 147 and skipper Virat Kohli made 113. For New Zealand, Colin Munro made 75 while Tom Latham (65) and skipper Kane Williamson (64) also struck fifties. Jasprit Bumrah was the pick of the bowlers for India with figures of three for 47.VIRAT KOHLI is the MAN OF THE SERIES. Says that it was a pretty close game and credits New Zealand for fighting hard and forcing India to win the series. Congratulates them for a great fight and bringing out the best in his side. Says that while fielding in such tense moments, it is difficult to control one’s emotions but he realizes that his bowlers know their stuff pretty well. ROHIT SHARMA has been named the Man Of The Match. Says that it feels good when your team wins and you contribute. Is happy with the way India played in the series. Stresses that today was the perfect game as the home side had to be at its best throughout.India: 337 for six in 50 overs (Rohit Sharma 147, Virat Kohli 113).
New Zealand: 331 for seven in 50 overs (Colin Munro 75, Tom Latham 65, Kane Williamson 64; Jasprit Bumrah 3/47)
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