India won the series 3-0.
A total of 116 ODIs have been played between these teams,
India have won 58, New Zealand 50, ties 1, no result 7
In India: 29-8-0-1
In NZ: 14-26-1-4
Note the strong home advantage for both teams.
Looking at individual performances, starting with Batting:
Most runs (750 or more):
The most centuries were 6 by Sehwag, followed by three players with 5 (Tendulkar, Kohli and Astle). The most 50+ scores were 13 by Kohli and Tendulkar, followed by 11 by R Taylor.
Highest innings scores (115 or more):
In this series, S Gill’s 208 became the highest for India against NZ, surpassing Tendulkar’s 186* in 1999. That was at Hyderabad, though on another ground.MG Bracewell’s 140 was the highest for NZ in India, surpassing NJ Astle’s 120 in 1999. Conway’s 138 also surpassed the old record.
Highest batting averages (Minimum 20 innings, all instances):
Headed by Kohli with Latham close behind.
Highest strike rates (Minimum 500 balls faced and 75.00):
Headed by Sehwag with Kapil Dev close behind.
Now for Bowling:
Most wickets (20 or more):
Srinath is far ahead of the second-placed Kumble. Southee has the most among current players.
Best innings bowling (including all 5wi):
SE Bond is the only one with a 6-for. Next is A Mishra. K Srikkanth is the only one with 2 five-fors.
Best bowling averages (Minimum 1000 balls bowled, all instances):
The best averages are by Srinath and Hadlee.
The best economy rates are by Hadlee and Kapil
The best strike rates are by Srinath and Southee.
Next is Fielding:
Most dismissals (12 or more):
Headed by the lesser-known NR Mongia, who also has the most stumpings. Latham has the most from current players, and R Taylor has the most catches by a fielder
Best innings fielding (4 or more dismissals):
Several have made 5 dismissals in an innings. Similarly for 4 catches as a fielder.
Best dismissal rate (Minimum 20 innings, 0.500):
Again headed by NR Mongia.
Overall performances (see criteria in table below):
Only one player qualifies here,
Only one player qualifies, and he was an occasional bowler.