Ryder shines as New Zealand avoid whitewash

WELLINGTON, (Reuters) – Jesse Ryder shone with  both bat and ball in New Zealand’s eight wicket win over India in their fifth and final one-day international at Eden Park in  Auckland yesterday.

Ryder captured three wickets then blasted a quick half-century to set up his team for their first win of the series as the hosts avoided a whitewash.Martin Guptill also chipped in with an unbeaten 57 as new  Zealand cruised past India’s modest total of 149 with a reply of 151-2 in 23.2 overs.

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