India's Rohit Sharma and Lokesh Rahul celebrate after India chased down New Zealand's score of 17 to win the third T20I and take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match T20I series, at Seddon Park in Hamilton. Image Source: IANS News

New Delhi, Jan 29 : Twitterati heaped praises on the "Men in Blue" after the spectacular win in the third T20 against New Zealand. With the thrilling Super Over victory, India claimed their maiden T20 series win in New Zealand.

Earlier, India posted a competitive 179 for five at Seddon Park after being sent into bat.

In response New Zealand finish at 179 for six and tied the match. In the Super Over India chased down New Zealand's score of 17 with Rohit smashing Tim Southee for two consecutive sixes.

After their thumping win against New Zealand in the third T20, former cricketers as well as Tweeple showered love on Team India.

Former Indian Cricketer VVS Laxman wrote: "What an incredible win. Mohammad Shami exceptional to defend 2 of the last 4 balls in the main game and #RohitSharma showing once again why he is one of the most dangerous batsmen in the world.

A match to remember for a long long time #NZvIND"Former Indian batsman Virender Sehwag wrote, "Aisa lagta hai apunich Bhagwan hai !So fit for #RohitSharma the way he has made impossible tasks possible. But defending 2 runs of 4 balls was an unbelievable effort from Shami. Yaadgaar hai yeh jeet #NZvIND" Commentator Harsha Bhogle, too, praised the cricketer for his finishing knock and Wrote, "Oh, the Hitman! What a game!"
"Keep calm and trust @ImRo45- the Hitman! This Indian team is so full of men who can turn the game on their own! Bumrah has an off day, so @MdShami11 raises his hand. Congratulations #TeamIndia on your first ever T20I series win in NZ", former cricketer Mohammad Kaif tweeted.

"That's history for team India winning the t20 series here in New Zealand... well done boys" wrote former Team India bowler Irfan Pathan. A user wrote: "#rohitsharma #hitman hitting is always deliciousYace what a match what a super over..." Another wrote: "Rohit sharma brutal last two maximums with ian smith commentary. Those who are watching this video are truly blessed !"A fan gushed: "If #RohitSharma is playing like this, For sure this #IPL trophy is for Mumbai Indians."

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