Result: Another Ross Taylor century helps New Zealand surpass 300 in Wellington

New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor makes his second consecutive ODI century as his side set India a target of 304 to record their first win of the five-match series.

New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has made his second consecutive one-day international century.

Taylor contributed 102 from 106 balls to help his side set India a victory target of 304 in the final game of the five-match ODI series, which has already been won by the hosts.

Ross Taylor of New Zealand celebrates 100 runs during the fifth and final international one day cricket match between New Zealand and India in Wellington at Westpac Stadium on January 31, 2014© Getty Images

After losing the toss and being put in to bat, New Zealand ended on 303-5. Kane Williamson supplied a big knock of 88 from 91 deliveries, while James Neesham (34*) Brendon McCullum (23), Jesse Ryder (17), Martin Guptill (16) and Luke Ronchi (11*) all reached double figures.

Taylor brought up his ton off the penultimate ball of the 48th over when he hit Mohammed Shami through mid-wicket for his 10th four of the match.

The 29-year-old, who also hit one six during his innings, got out off Shami's very next delivery as he slogged a slower ball to Shikhar Dhawan.

Mitchell McClenaghan from New Zealand celebrates the wicket of India's Ajinkya Rahane during the one day international cricket match between New Zealand and India at Seddon Park in Hamilton on January 22, 2014
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