Latham and Neesham provide NZ post 285

A magnificent recovery this; 84 runs for the ninth wicket on the back of Jimmy Neesham's maiden ODI fifty and a handy cameo from Henry too. They've prevented New Zealand from folding up around the 40th over mark and have also powered them to a more than fighting score. Such has been the impact of that partnership that it's almost masked the quite remarkable collapse during those middle overs where the visitors slumped from 153/2 to 199/8.

Initially, the Kiwis seemed to have grown a fondness to the extra pace on this Mohali track. Guptill tonked a couple of huge sixes, Latham continued his good form with another half-century, and even Taylor battled his jitters to garner some momentum. But then, Amit Mishra proved the worth of having an attacking leggie in the team as he struck with a couple of beauties to stump Taylor and Ronchi in quick succession. Even the part time off-spin of Kedar Jadhav had a proper ball in the middle with 3 wickets to his name and there seemed to be no coming back from the downward spiral. 

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