Auckland, Nov. 25 -- : A late flourish from Washington Sundar and sublime batting performances from other batters helped India post a daunting total of 306/7 against New Zealand at Eden Park in Auckland on Friday.

Top knocks from Shreyas, Shikhar Dhawan, and Shubhman Gill helped India get past the 300-run mark in the first ODI of the three-match series as India raked in 96 runs from the last 10 overs.

Invited to bat first by New Zealand, India got off to a steady start with openers Shikhar Dhawan and Shubhman Gill playing out the new ball.

The batters looked to spend time in the middle and lay a solid platform for the team. Both the players struggled to time the ball initially but found the middle of their bats after binding their tim...