Best performances - Batsmen
Player Of The Match
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India's tendency to lose while defending big totals in good batting conditions was halted in Kanpur because of small changes at crucial junctures
New Zealand captain pleased with fight shown despite losing a second successive ODI series decider in India
Individually and as a pair, Kohli and Rohit continue to rack up astonishing numbers
Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli's second-wicket stand of 230 led India to a total of 337, and New Zealand fell narrowly short of chasing it down despite the heroic efforts of Colin Munro and Tom Latham
With a strike rate that's up there with the very best in ODI history, the left-arm quick brings cutting edge to a New Zealand attack that otherwise relies on building pressure through dot balls. How India negotiate his spells could prove key to the way th
No. of successive ODIs against New Zealand that India openers haven't shared a 50+ stand, including this game. They have averaged 22.20 with highest of 49.
Runs for Kohli across all formats in 2017. He becomes the first batsman to pass the mark this year. Amla is next with 1988 runs.
No. of century partnerships between the pair, the third-most for any Indian pair and the second-most among all pairs this decade.
No. of sixes for Rohit Sharma in ODIs, in 165 innings. He's the second-quickest to the milestone behind Shahid Afridi who did it in 160 innings.
No. of centuries for Rohit in ODIs in Kanpur - 150 v SA in 2015 and today. He's the only batsman to score more than one century at the venue.
No. of inns taken by Kohli to reach 9000 ODI runs, the least by any batsman. AB de Villiers was the previous quickest in 205 inns.
No. of ODIs taken by Bumrah to take 50 wickets, making him the second-fastest among India bowlers to the landmark. Ajit Agarkar is the quickest, in 23 matches.
No. of consecutive bilateral series wins for India, including this series - their longest such streak. The previous longest was six in a row in 2007 and between 2007 and 2009.