11) Tim Southee

He backed himself to come good, and was absolutely superb whenever he came to bowl. The Kiwi skipper for the first two T20Is picked 4 wickets in the 2 games. His bowling average and strike rate were 14.00 and 12.0 respectively.

10) Ravichandran Ashwin

The 35-year-old picked 3 wickets in this series. His bowling average and strike rate were 14.00 and 16.0 respectively. His economy rate was the best for any spinner in this series (5.25).

9) Harshal Patel

Despite bowling most of his overs at the death, his economy rate in this series was just 7.28. That wasn’t just it as in the third T20I, He scored 18 from 11 balls, and thus, played an amazing cameo.

8) Axar Patel

He was picking wickets at regular intervals as well. However, the highlight of his performance has to be his tight line and lengths which didn’t allow the Kiwi batters to play the big shots against him.

7) Mitchell Santner

The bowling all-rounder picked 4 wickets in the series. His bowling average and strike rate were 19.75 and 18.0 respectively. His economy rate was on the lower side as well (6.58). He even lead the New Zealand side in the third and final T20I.

6. Venkatesh Iyer

While the explosive all-rounder didn’t really have any match-winning performances in this series, he did look promising, for starters at least. He was asked to bat in the lower middle-order, this was because the management wanted a replacement for Hardik Pandya.

5) Rishabh Pant (WK)

When India were in a spot of bother towards the end of the first T20I, he ensured his team go over the line as he batted till the end. He kept his calm showed great composure. In the second T20I, he again finished the game in style. The wicketkeeper-batter scored 33 runs in the 3 T20Is.

4) Mark Chapman

Chapman was the third-highest run getter of the series. He scored 84 runs in the three T20Is. His batting average and strike rate were 28.00 and 121.73 respectively. This included an amazing 63 in the first T20I. He got to a start in the second T20I as well.

3. Suryakumar Yadav

Despite failing in the last two games, the Mumbai batter looked in sublime touch in the first game. He was able to play the spinners with ease. Moreover he showed a lot of maturity despite playing just 9 T20Is so far.

2) Martin Guptill

The veteran opener, who is now the highest run-scorer in T20Is, is well and truly back with a bang! He was one of the few positives for the Kiwis in this series. Only Rohit Sharma scored more number of runs than him in this series.

1. Rohit Sharma (C)

Rohit slammed two fifties in this series. Despite having a set plan against the aggressive opener, the Kiwis still struggled to get the better of him. Last but not the least, Rohit Sharma’s captaincy was superb as well. Hence, he will lead this elite team.