Choosing to bat first and picking three frontline spinners on a slow turner, India overloaded and surrounded with too much of New Zealand by 190 runs in the deciding fifth ODI in Visakhapatnam, with Amit Mishra picking up five wickets to send the visitors crashing to 79 all out. With borders hard to come by, India set a target of 270 thanks to half-centuries from Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli and the slog-overs of Kedar Jadhav and Axar Patel. New Zealand didn't get anywhere near it. Their openers fell early, to seam, before Mishra, Axar Patel and the debutant offspinner Jayant Yadav took over, finishing with combined figures of 14.1-2-35-8 as New Zealand lost their last eight wickets for 16 runs.

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