first_img3rd ODI, Brief Scores: India (244/3) beat New Zealand (243) by 7 wickets to take an unbeatable 3-0 series lead. Rohit (62), Kohli (60), Rayudu (40*). Full ScorecardElated after India’s series-clinching victory over New Zealand on Monday, captain Virat Kohli praised the next of Indian cricket. Kohli has been rested for the final two ODIs of the five-match series and the three T20 internationals in New Zealand. In Kohli absence, his deputy Rohit Sharma will lead the side.India beat New Zealand by 8 wickets in the third ODI in Mount Maunganui to take an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the series. With the series in pocket now and Kohli rested, India can now freely experiment with their playing XI in the final two matches of the series.Shubman Gill epitomises the new breed of Indian cricketers. Doors are now open for Shubman to make senior team debut and even Virat Kohli in the post match presentation ceremony lauded the 19-year-old batsman.”I think there are some outstanding talents. We saw Prithvi Shaw grab the opportunity with both hands. Shubman is a very exciting talent and I saw him bat in the nets and I was like wow I was not even 10 per cent of that when I was 19,” Kohli said.”So, that’s the confidence that they carry and it’s great for Indian cricket, the standard keeps going up and the guys coming in can make those impact performances straightaway. And, we are more than happy to give them chances and provide them the space to grow.”advertisementIndia vs New Zealand 3rd ODI: HighlightsSince his exploits in the Under-19 World Cup, Shubman Gill has been in the news with his consistency elsewhere. He was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders last year and went on to score 203 runs for them with a best of 57 not out.Shubman Gill has also proven himself in first-class cricket. He has 1089 runs from nine matches including a classy 268 against Tamil Nadu.He had replaced KL Rahul in the squad in the New Zealand. Rahul, along with Hardik Pandya, was suspended after the Koffee With Karan controversy but the suspension has now been lifted pending the appointment of an ombudsman.Also Read | Rohit Sharma equals MS Dhoni’s record for most ODI sixes for IndiaAlso Read | Ambati Rayudu barred from bowling in international cricket by ICCAlso Read | India are teaching us a lesson: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson after series defeatAlso Read | Mohammed Shami your English bahut acha, Simon Doull tells India pacerlast_img read more