Fast bowlers Tim Southee and James Neesham ran through India’s middle order to help New Zealand to a 19-run series-levelling win in the fourth one-day international Ranchi on Wednesday.
Southee (3-40) and Neesham (2-38) shared five wickets between them to bowl out India, who were in pursuit of their 261-run target, for 241 runs in 48.4 overs.
The fifth and final game of the series is slated for Saturday in Visakhapatnam.
India: R Sharma, A Rahane, V Kohli, MS Dhoni(w/c), M Pandey, K Jadhav, A Patel, H Pandya, A Mishra, D Kulkarni, U Yadav
New Zealand: Latham, Guptill, Williamson, Taylor, Neesham, Watling, Santner, Devcich, Southee, Sodhi, Boult