Captain Virat Kohli's unbeaten hundred steered India to victory at Port of Spain after Chris Gayle rolled back the years in the final ODI.
Virat Kohli produced another masterclass on Chris Gayle's landmark day as India won the second of three ODIs against West Indies.
Runs were not easy to come by in Lauderhill as India laboured to a target of 96 and beat West Indies by four wickets.
Suggestions of a disagreement between Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are wide of the mark, insists the "baffled" India captain.
Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar has accused the BCCI of "bypassing procedure" in reappointing Virat Kohli as captain.
It was a case of keeping it simple for New Zealand as they ripped through India's top order en route to an 18-run World Cup semi-final win.
Chasing 240 for victory against New Zealand, India were left stunned as they came up short in another crucial knockout encounter.
New Zealand's bowlers were at their best at Old Trafford and Virat Kohli admitted India were caught off guard.
The odds appeared stacked against New Zealand, but they sprung a huge shock on India to reach the Cricket World Cup final.
Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul and Dinesh Karthik were all sent back in the first 10 overs of India's reply against New Zealand.