The third match of the 5 match T20 series was played between India and New Zealand at Seiden Park, Hamilton, which was a tie and resulted in a super over. The Indian team won the Superover. With this, India has also won the first T20 series on New Zealand soil.
New Zealand batsmen Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson scored 17 runs in the super over. At the same time, Indian team batsmen Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul won the match by scoring 20 runs. Rohit Sharma scored 2 sixes off the last two balls to give Team India a thrilling win. Earlier, he also hit Stormy Fifty in 23 balls. It was the first super over for India.
Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson came out to bat for the New Zealand team. At the same time, Jasprit Bumrah took the responsibility of bowling for India. Known for his sharp yorker bowling, Bumrah plundered 17 runs in 6 balls. However, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul from India scored 20 runs in the Kiwi team's fast bowler Tim Southee's over and won the match. India had to score 10 runs on the last two balls to win and Rohit overturned the match with two sixes off two balls.
Rohit Sharma not only won the match by hitting a six but also won the T20 series for the first time in New Zealand.