India lost by four runs to suffer a 1-2 series defeat in Hamilton on Sunday. Chasing the target in Men in Blue fall short by just four runs in the third T20.
Kuldeep Yadav picked up two wickets in the Match. He was playing his first match of the series. However, left-arm wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav moved one place up to claim a career-best second position in the latest T20I bowlers' rankings, released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday.
The 24-year-old spinner dismissed New Zealand openers Tim Seifert and Colin Munro in the series decider.
Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan continued to lead the ICC T20I bowling rankings. Spinner Santner climbed four places up to enter the top ten rankings.
Santner is placed 10th, while India's Krunal Pandya advanced 39 places to seal a career-best 58th rank.
Pakistan spinner Imad Wasim made a remarkable jump of five places to reach the fourth position courtesy of his brilliant bowling performance against South Africa.
In the batsmen's Ranking, Rohit Sharma progressed to seventh while Shikhar Dhawan progressed to 11th position. New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson is just one place behind Dhawan in the ICC T20I batsman rankings.
Pakistan batsman Babar Azam continued to lead the ICC T20I batsmen rankings after scoring 151 runs in the recently concluded series against South Africa.