India beat New Zealand by 6 runs to win T20 Cricket series

India beat New Zealand by 6 runs to win T20 Cricket series

India beat New Zealand by six runs to win the three-match T20 Cricket series 2-1 at Thiruvananthapuram tonight.

Chasing a target of 68 runs set by India, New Zealand could manage only 61 for 6 in the stipulated 8 overs of the rain curtailed third and final match.

For the hosts, Jasprit Bumrah claimed two wickets while Manish Pandey was the highest scorer with 17 runs.

The hosts made 67 for 5 in 8 overs as the rain affected match was reduced to an eight-overs-a side game. The visitors had won the toss and elected to field.

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