New Zealand captain Kane Williamson wins toss, opts to bat against India in Auckland.
India chasing 159 to win were 162-3 (18.5 overs) vs NZ 158-8 (20 overs)
India back to its metalic show beat New Zealand in the 2nd T20I to level the series in Auckland.
Rohit Sharma (50 off 29) and Dhawan gave India a brisk start before Pant came in and stitched up a partnership with Shankar and then Dhoni at the back end to see India through.
Earlier, Krunal Pandya took 3 wickets to peg the Kiwis back as they made 158 for 8 in their 20 overs.
De Grandhomme, Taylor and Williamson put on a fight but the Kiwis were done in by some disciplined Indian bowling at the death.
#MartinGuptil after scoring his 16th T20I fifty and now has 2288 runs to his tally in the format. India went on to win the game in #Auckland by 7 wickets, and Kurnal Pandya bagged the Player of the Match award for his brilliant 3/28