Rohit, Dhawan help India score 324/4 against NZ

Rohit Sharma scored 87 and Shikar Dhawan scored a quick-fire half cenmtury that helped India post 324 for 4 in the second ODI here Saturday. Shikhar Dhawan (66) also struck a half century while captain Virat Kohli (43), Ambati Rayudu (47) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (48 not out) chipped in with decent  scores.

Paceman Ferguson took two wickets conceeding 81 runs. India were 238 for 3 at the end of the 40th over and then Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav (22 not out) added 86 runs in the final 10 overs to post a challenging total. Dhoni hit five boundaries and one six in his 33-ball unbeaten knock. Earlier Kohli won the toss and chose to bat. Indian plays an unchanged team today. 

Rohit, Dhawan