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Virat Kohli acknowledges the cheer of the crowd after getting  to his 37th ODI fifty

India v New Zealand, 2nd ODI, Delhi

India in festive mood, NZ in recovery mode

A quick recovery after a heavy loss in the first ODI would be New Zealand's priority in Delhi, but India would want to celebrate the festive season with another win

Kane Williamson and New Zealand wilted on the third day

India v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Indore, 4th day

Disappointed, but thankful for the experience - Williamson

Following his side's 3-0 defeat to India, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said he is disappointed but was thankful for the experience, which he felt would help the players take their game forward

India's victorious Test team celebrates their No. 1 ranking

India v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Kanpur, 4th day

Kohli commends 'little contributions' in series sweep

Despite some stellar individual contributions in the Test series, captain Virat Kohli said India's focus was on the smaller contributions and the team effort

R Ashwin was in the wickets again

India v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Indore, 1st day

Kohli deadbats Harbhajan's pitch jibe

"We believe in our skill much more, and not focus on creating atmosphere or conditions that might suit us partially," Virat Kohli said when asked about surfaces aiding India at home

R Ashwin and Virat Kohli celebrate a wicket

India v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Indore, 4th day

India revel in final stretch as NZ resistance crumbles

New Zealand began the fourth day in Indore way behind but still determined not to give up. By the end of the day, they finally parted ways with their spirit, allowing India to savour the fruits of their hard work

Tom Latham plays the sweep

India v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Indore, 3rd day

Difficult Indore pitch tests Ashwin, Latham

The surface did not deteriorate much, contrary to its roughed-up appearance, but it was still a tough one, according to R Ashwin and Tom Latham

Kane Williamson plays on while attempting a cut

India v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Indore, 3rd day

Ashwin v Williamson - a game of cat and mouse

Over three instalments of their rivalry in this series, R Ashwin has used control, cunning and temptation to get the better of New Zealand's best batsman