With this win, India has topped the ODI ranking charts to become No. 1 ODI team in the world for the first time.
In a dull match bereft of significant batting pyrotechnics, India showed impeccable discipline to chase down the modest 156-run victory target with aplomb and nearly 10 overs to spare.
In Image: New Zealand cricketer Ross Taylor (C) congratulates Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (R) during the Tri-Nation Championship trophy second One Day International.
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