Amit Mishra picked a five-wicket haul as New Zealand were bowled out for their lowest total against India allowing the home side to win the fifth One-Day International in Visakhapatnam by a massive 190 runs to claim the series 3-2.
A scintillating 72 from Martin Guptill followed by a clinical bowling performance ensured New Zealand levelled the series 2-2 following their 19-run victory over India in the fourth One-Day International in Ranchi.
Virat Kohli smashed a colossal 154 while skipper MS Dhoni supported him with a fluent 84 as India chased down 286 against New Zealand with seven wickets in hand in the third One-Day International in Mohali.
A three-wicket haul on debut from Hardik Pandya and an unbeaten 85 from Virat Kohli helped India register a thumping six-wicket win over New Zealand by chasing a target of 191 runs in 33.1 overs in the first One-Day International in Dharamsala.
In the upcoming five-match One-Day International series against New Zealand, India need to win the contest by a margin of 4-1 or more if they want to rise in the International Cricket Council team rankings.
Ravichandran Ashwin registered his career-best figure of a 13-wicket haul in the game as India dismissed New Zealand for 153 runs in the final innings and completed a massive 321-run victory in the third Test in Indore to complete a 3-0 series whitewash.