India today trounced visiting New Zealanders with an emphatic 178- run victory at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, thanks to a swirling intelligent bowling from pacers. Chasing a victory target of 376 runs in the second innings, the Kiwis were bundled out for 197.
With this win, India not only clinched the three match series with 2-0, but also became number one in test rankings.
The Indian bowlers, Shami, Ashwin and Jadeja claimed three wickets each.
The scores: India 316 and 263
New Zealand 204 and 197