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'How's the josh?' Team India is asked after winning New Zealand series. Answer of course is 'High sir!'

MS Dhoni (L) celebrates with teammates Ambati Rayudu (C) and Kedar Jadhav (R). Photograph:( AFP )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 03, 2019, 07.20 PM (IST)

The "josh" is definitely high in the Indian cricket squad as the Men in Blue claimed their biggest series win on New Zealand soil, overcoming a disastrous start to earn a hard-fought 35-run win in the in the fifth and final match at Wellington's Westpac Stadium. 

The 4-1 scoreline is the best that India have achieved in New Zealand across formats since they started touring the country in 1967. 

After winning the series, team India mentioned the famous phrase of recently released and highly successful Vicky Kaushal-starrer Bollywood movie 'Uri: The Surgical Strike'. 

The film is based on the 2016 Indian Army`s surgical strikes in Pakistan following the attacks in Jammu and Kashmir`s Uri town.

In a video shared by the Board of Control for Cricket in India, the Indian cricket team was asked - "How's the josh?"

"High Sir!" replied the jubilant players. 

Watch the video here:

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At 18 for four, India were heading towards another sub-100 total before the middle-order batsmen fought back to post a fighting total of 252. The 98-run stand for the fifth wicket between Ambati Rayudu (90 off 113) and Vijay Shankar (45 off 64) was the highlight of the middle-order fight back. 

Hardik Pandya's 45 off 22 balls also went a long way in India posting a challenging target and his two wickets later on showed why he is such an important member of the team. 

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n a video shared by the Board of Control for Cricket in India, the Indian cricket team was asked - 'How's the josh?'