Rangana Herath crippled the unpredictable batting line up of the Kiwis as the Islanders defended a small looking total and qualified for the semi-final spot.
A deadly bowling spell from the speedster, Dale Steyn, crippled the batting line up of the Kiwis while Jean-Paul Duminy batted excellently to win the game.
The Black Caps won an important encounter which went in their favour, without doing too much due to rain while England was at the receiving end.
A magnificent hundred by Ajinkya Rahane put India in command against the powerful unit of New Zealand who are facing a possible defeat in the final Test.
The spearhead of the Indian pace battery, Ishant Sharma, well assisted by Mohammed Shami penetrated through the batting line up of the Kiwis in the 1st innings.
New Zealand maintained their supremacy in the ongoing series vs. India who surrendered the opening Test against the quality quick bowling on a bouncy track.
Brendon McCullum led his side from the front with a double hundred and the pace battery of the Kiwis dismantled the top order batting of India.
The skipper of New Zealand, Brendon McCullum, got back to his form with a superb ton whereas Kane Williamson smashed a hundred as the hosts rule over India.
The Black Caps continued their dominance over the Blue Shirts as Ross Taylor, Kane Williamson and the debutant, Matt Henry, sparkled for the home side.
The Black Caps maintained their disciplined batting as the middle order batsman, Ross Taylor, powered an unbeaten hundred and led his team to victory vs. India.