Team India beat New Zealand

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Team India defeated New Zealand by 90 runs in the second ODI at Mount Maunganui today to take a 2-nil lead in the five-match series.

Team India scored mammoth  runs 324 for 4 in the stipulated 50 overs  on a solid  batting effort.

Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan shared 154 runs for the opening wicket, before skipper Virat Kohli, Ambati Rayudu and MS Dhoni powered India to a 300-plus total. Rohit top scored with 87, while Dhawan made 66.

Team India way ahead to its host , with the ball, restricted the Kiwis for 234 in 40.2 overs with  a splendid show by wrist spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal.

Kuldeep scalped 4 wickets, Yuzvendra and paceman Bhuvneshwar Kumar bagged two each.

Rohit Sharma adjudged man of the match.

The third ODI will be played at the same venue on Monday.

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