Chennai Super Kings returned after two years to win their third title to draw level with Mumbai Indians.
India desperate for wickets with New Zealand in control of the first Test in Wellington.
New Zealand have never whitewashed India in a series of 3 or more matches – or in any series since 1980-81.
Rohit Sharma was ruled out of the ODI and Test series against New Zealand. Kane Willaimson was removed from the first two ODIs against India followed by his shoulder injury. Kl Rahul and Jasprit Bumrah gained in the newly released ICC T20I rankings.
India have taken an unassailable 3-0 lead, but have New Zealand just got their momentum back at Seddon Park?
Stumps, Day 3: Australia 467 (Head 114, Smith 85; Wagner 4/83) and 137/4 (Warner 38; Wagner 2/39) lead New Zealand 148 (Latham 50; Cummins 5/28) by 456 runs.
England are the best team of the year while Rohit Sharma ends 2019 as the best performer.
Can New Zealand spoil the Australians’ New Year plans?
New Zealand 375 (Latham 105, Mitchell 73; Broad 4/73, Woakes 3/83) and 96/2 (Williamson 37*; Woakes 1/8) trail England 476 Root 226, Burns 101; Wagner 5/124) by 5 runs.
The first of the two Tests will commence on November 20. This will be the first Test at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.