India captain Virat Kohli has defended MS Dhoni after the veteran wicketkeeper received plenty of criticism during the T20I series against New Zealand.
While happy that his team took the ODI and T20I series in India down to the last game, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson admitted that his team were not good enough to the deciders.
India completed a dramatic six run victory in the final T20I against New Zealand at Greenfield stadium in Kerala to seal the series 2-1.
The newly completed Greenfield International stadium in Thiruvananthapuram could be put to the test with rain threatening the final T20I of the series between India and New Zealand.
India captain Virat Kohli said his side were not good enough with the bat as they lost by 40 runs to New Zealand in the second T20I in Rajkot as he Kiwis levelled the three-match series.
New Zealand batsman Colin Munro says he enjoys expressing himself in the shortest format after scoring his second T20I century to help the Kiwis beat India in Rajkot on Saturday.
The Black Caps Colin Munro cemented his place among the best T20I openers in the world with an explosive hundred that helped NZ beat India by 40 runs in the second match of the series.
Batsman Shreyas Iyer is hoping to make his international debut for India in the T20I series against New Zealand, starting in Delhi on Wednesday, and says he can bat in any position.
India batsman Rohit Sharma hailed Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar as the best death bowlers in world cricket after they helped the hosts clinch a series win against New Zealand in Kanpur on Sunday.
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson was left frustrated as his team came agonisingly close to an ODI series win in India but still took away positives from the defeat.