India 111 for 2 (Rohit 51, Gill 40*) beat New Zealand 108 (Phillips 36, Shami 3-18, Sundar 2-7, Pandya 2-16) by eight wickets
Raipur: The brilliant performance of the bowlers and the half-century innings of Rohit Sharma, India won the second match of the ODI series against New Zealand by 8 wickets.
With this, India has taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the 3-match series. The last match of the series will be played in Indore on 24 January.
Team India has won the 7th consecutive ODI series at home. The team has not lost the home ODI series for the last four years. This is also India's sixth consecutive win in ODIs.
India won the toss and elected to bowl at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh Stadium in Raipur.
The New Zealand team got all out for 108 runs in 34.3 overs. Glenn Phillips scored the highest 36 runs from his side.
Mitchell Santner scored 27 and last match's centurion Michael Bracewell scored 22 runs. 8 batsmen of Kiwi team could not even touch the figure of 10 runs.
Shami took maximum 3 wickets for India. Hardik Pandya and Washington Sundar took 2-2 wickets.
Mohammad Siraj, Shardul Thakur and Kuldeep Yadav got one wicket each.
In response, India scored the required runs in 20 overs and one ball.
Captain Rohit Sharma (51 runs, off 50-ball) got out after scoring his 48th ODI century.
Rohit made an opening partnership of 72 runs off 86 balls with Shubman Gill. In the last 5 innings, both shared a 50+ partnership for the fourth time.