Williamson & Guptill struck 18 runs of the super over of Bumrah, who surprisingly was given the task, despite a bad day for him. Rohit & Rahul were given the task of winning it for India, Southee was on the money with the first 4 balls of the over, with just 1 four conceded. With 10 runs needed of the last 2 balls, all eyes on Rohit, as Southee missed the mark & the yorker ended up being a half volley & which was slammed over long on for a six & with only a boundary needed of the final ball, the Indian crowd went wild, as Rohit went inside out & hit the ball over the cover region for a stupendous six to win the series for India.
- India won the t20 series v New Zealand by winning the 3rd t20 in the super over with Rohit hitting 2 sixes of the last 2 balls, when everything seemed lost with 10 needed of the last 2. Earlier, in India,s innings, Rohit got himself into form with a rollicking innings of 65 of 40 balls with 6 fours & 3 sixes. In the chase of 179, New Zealand were led by a beautiful innings from their captain Williamson, who played with calm assurance, playing his best t20 innings, making 95 of just 48 balls with 8 fours & 6 sixes. Bumrah, who had a rare off day was collared by Williamson, leaking 45 runs of 4 overs. Williamson truly deserved a ton, but got out, sadly. With 9 runs needed of the last over to win, Shami was given the task & his first ball disappeared for a six. Task became easy, but Shami came back, bowling dot balls & with just 1 run needed with scores tied, Shami nailed it by clean bowling Taylor, leading into the super over.