Rohit will bat at number three to make way for Sanju Samson at the top of the order. Samson will bat alongside K L Rahul.
Having sealed a 4-0 lead after crushing the spirits of New Zealand in two successive Super Over, Rohit’s men are primed to seal an unprecedented 5-0 result.
New Zealand : Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Tim Seifert(w), Ross Taylor, Tom Bruce, Daryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, Scott Kuggeleijn, Tim Southee(c), Ish Sodhi, Hamish Bennett
India : Lokesh Rahul(w), Sanju Samson, Rohit Sharma(c), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Navdeep Saini, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah (UNI)