For Kiwi media, defeating 'wobbly world champions' India like winning World Cup

New Zealand media has hailed the national team for decimating India 4-0 in the ODI series, describing it as the best in the nation's cricketing history.

updated: February 01, 2014 13:37 IST
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Wellington: Describing India as the "wobbling World Champions", the New Zealand media on Saturday, hailed the Black Caps' comprehensive 4-0 win over the visiting side in the just-concluded five-match ODI series.

India slumped to their worst ODI series defeat in New Zealand after their crushing 87-run defeat in the inconsequential fifth and final ODI on Friday and the media here basked in the glory of a rare triumph by their national team. (Also read: Dhoni at a loss to explain defeats vs New Zealand)

"The rout was completed in style. New Zealand's most complete one-day cricket series performance against quality opponents ended with some capital punishment in Wellington," a report in the 'Dominion Post' said. (Suggested read: McCullum claims ODI series win vs India 'ground breaking' for Kiwis)

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