Rangana Herath crippled the unpredictable batting line up of the Kiwis as the Islanders defended a small looking total and qualified for the semi-final spot.
A deadly bowling spell from the speedster, Dale Steyn, crippled the batting line up of the Kiwis while Jean-Paul Duminy batted excellently to win the game.
The Black Caps won an important encounter which went in their favour, without doing too much due to rain while England was at the receiving end.
Brendon McCullum became the 1st Kiwi player to blast a triple century and Jimmy Neesham assisted him with a ton as misery for India continued on foreign soils.
A career’s best unbeaten 281 by the Black Caps skipper, Brendon McCullum, and a ton by BJ Watling, guided their side towards the series win against India.
Black Cap’s captain, Bredon McCullum, blasted a superb ton, shared an unbeaten 158 runs partnership with BJ Watling and kept India anxious in the 2nd Test.
A magnificent hundred by Ajinkya Rahane put India in command against the powerful unit of New Zealand who are facing a possible defeat in the final Test.
The spearhead of the Indian pace battery, Ishant Sharma, well assisted by Mohammed Shami penetrated through the batting line up of the Kiwis in the 1st innings.
New Zealand maintained their supremacy in the ongoing series vs. India who surrendered the opening Test against the quality quick bowling on a bouncy track.
The Indian bowlers put their side back in the game after their dismal batting in the first innings as the Black Caps were dismissed cheaply in their 2nd one.