Best performances - Batsmen
Player Of The Match
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Bhuvneshwar Kumar's variations and control gave India wickets at key times, and highlighted his own growth as the leader of India's pace pack
Pandurang Salgaoncar was allegedly caught in a sting operation promising to manipulate the Pune pitch, which was hosting the second ODI between India and New Zealand
Bhuvneshwar Kumar's 3 for 45, followed by fifties from Shikhar Dhawan and Dinesh Karthik, led India to a series-levelling six-wicket win in Pune
Aakash Chopra also throws the spotlight on Colin de Grandhomme's intent against spin, and India's rolling No. 4 spot
From not finding a spot in the Champions Trophy XI to being a middle order lynchpin in India, the New Zealand wicketkeeper's curve is on the rise
No. of players used by India at No. 4 in ODIs since WC 2015, the most among all teams. Last match Jadhav came at No.4, this match Karthik.
Last time India's fast bowlers picked up 6 or more wickets in a home ODI, as they did in this match. The previous instance came against SL in Kolkata in Nov 2014.
No. of 30+ scores for Colin de Grandhomme in his career of 8 ODI innings, including today. All these have come batting at No. 6 and lower. He has 4 30+ scores in 4 innings this year.
Last time Kane Williamson had got out for single-digit scores in successive ODI innings. He has been dismissed for 6 and 3 in the first two games of this series.
No. of ODIs played between India and New Zealand, including this game. India have won 49 and New Zealand 44.