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1783dThe Report by Sidharth Monga

Jadeja, Ashwin keep series alive with tie

On a surreal night that New Zealand kept swinging between spectacular and silly, they just couldn't conjure enough to close the deal against a resilient Indian lower middle order, which snuck a tie to keep the series alive

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Jadeja's late onslaught secures draw for India

Ravindra Jadeja scored 15 runs from the last over to help India claim a thrilling draw in the third ODI against New Zealand on Saturday, keeping alive the five-match series which New Zealand lead 2-0

1782dAbhishek Purohit in Auckland

Jadeja turns a batting corner

In spite of the first-class triple hundreds, Ravindra Jadeja has rarely given the impression of his potential as a batsman at the international level. The innings in Auckland may just change that

1782dAbhishek Purohit in Auckland

McCullum rues one that got away

New Zealand were so close to sealing the series with what looked like a third successive victory but it was not to be, and Brendon McCullum praised India for their fightback

1782dAbhishek Purohit in Auckland

Bennett turns misery to delight

Hamish Bennett's return after a three-year hiatus from international cricket owing to a severe back injury proved quite sweet as he nullified Virat Kohli, one of the best batsmen of present day, before dismissing him

1782dAbhishek Purohit in Auckland

NZ's problem of the knockout punch

One of the most important issues New Zealand need to sort before the fourth ODI is their ability to shut the opposition out after getting to a strong position

1783dAbhishek Purohit in Auckland

Guptill's stunning grab

Plays of the Day from the third ODI between New Zealand and India, in Auckland

1784dAbhishek Purohit in Auckland

Is Raina India's best No.5?

Suresh Raina is known to make quick runs, but does he have the game to last longer when conditions and situations are both difficult

1783dAbhishek Purohit in Auckland

Dhoni relieved series still alive

India would have wanted to go back to Hamilton with the series alive, and MS Dhoni was relieved R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja's hitting had ensured the contest wasn't dead just as yet

India 2nd innings Partnerships

1st64S DhawanRG Sharma
2nd8RG SharmaV Kohli
3rd2V KohliAM Rahane
4th5SK RainaAM Rahane
5th67MS DhoniSK Raina
6th38MS DhoniR Ashwin
7th85R AshwinRA Jadeja
8th6RA JadejaB Kumar
9th11RA JadejaMohammed Shami
10th28RA JadejaVR Aaron