Siraj was taken out of the attack and brought back after the Power Play but had to contend with a well set Munro who tonked two huge sixes in his second over.
The duo notched up a century run partnership in only 11 overs before Martin Guptill got out to Yuzvendra Chahal in the 12th over leaving the score at 105.
The Black Caps went on to reach 196/2, and after a steady opening over, India looked to mount their chase only to come undone when they lost both unsafe openers in the second over.
In the only T20 worldwide played here four years ago, Australia made a whopping 201, but that was not all, India chased it successfully the star of the show being Yuvraj Singh who scored an unbeaten 57 ball 77 and helped India win with 2 balls to spare.
With a total on the board, Trent Boult made sure the Black Caps had the upper hand by ripping the top off the Indian batting order with both Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan falling in the second over. India handed an worldwide debut to Hyderabad quick Mohammed Siraj in place of Ashish Nehra, who is now retired from all cricket. You can also get real-time updates on India.com's LIVE BLOG and track IND vs NZ 2nd T20I live score and ball-by-ball commentary on our LIVE SCORECARD. Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum leads the list with 2140 runs. Siraj picked up 10 wickets from six games in the last IPL, including a four-for against Gujarat Lions. In the end, Boult's first over might very well have extinguished India's hopes.
Kohli and Shreyas Iyer raised 54 runs for the third wicket before Munro struck, dismissing Iyer for 23. Virat soon got to his 18th fifty in T20i's but the scoreboard pressure got the better off him as he got on 65 runs off 42 balls.
Chahal was the only other Indian bowler who managed a wicket, returning figures of 1/36 in four overs.
New Zealand:Kane Williamson (capt), Trent Boult, Tom Bruce, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Adam Milne, Colin Munro, Ross Taylor, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee.
Costello replaced Keller Chryst as the Cardinal starting quarterback but was just 9-of-20 for 105 yards with an interception. Love's 10 rushes of 50 or more yards this season ties Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon (2014) for most in the last 10 years.
The Saudi air force shot down the alleged weapon on Saturday, Al Arabiya reports, adding that no damage has been caused. A Saudi-led coalition intervened in 2015 to prop up Hadi's government after the Houthis seized the capital Sanaa.
Qualcomm may soon be extended a way out courtesy of Broadcom , which itself supplies Apple with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth combo chips. Qualcomm , based in San Diego, is also confronting headwinds in closing its $47 billion purchase of NXP Semiconductors.
Liverpool broke incredibly quickly after clearing the ball and Sadio Mane fed Mohamed Salah for the easiest of goals . The Hammers dropped to 17th, with just a point separating them from the relegation zone.
The Syrian army and Kurdish-led forces backed by the US are now racing to take the rest of the oil-rich eastern province. Druze residents tried to cross into Syria, but were held back by Israeli soldiers, Israel's military said on Twitter.
Weinstein's representative, Sallie Hofmeister, says the 65-year-old Oscar victor denies any allegations of non-consensual sex. As the scandal widens, police in Britain are now investigating an allegation of sexual assault by actor Kevin Spacey.
Trump's approval rating at 38 percent - the lowest for the survey since February, when he was a month into his presidency. The meeting was also attended by Paul Manafort, who was Trump's campaign chairman.
Samsung released a statement recently, which clarified their stance on how Androids versions will impact the Samsung Experience. Since Android 8.0 Oreo is now available on the Galaxy S8 and S8+, the Galaxy Note 8 users may get the news soon.
Federal prosecutors in NY have filed terrorism charges against an Uzbek immigrant in the deadly truck attack on a NY bike path. A senior law enforcement official told ABC News that Kadirov is a friend of suspect Sayfullo Saipov .
The Spartans held Penn State star Saquon Barkley in check with 131 total yards, including zero rushing yards in the first half. Lewerke, a first-year starter, finished the day 33 of 56 with 400 yards as he gashed the Nittany Lions all day long.
An worldwide arrest warrant will likely be issued Friday for Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who fled to Belgium Monday. It comes as eight former Catalan ministers are jailed by a Spanish high court judge over the independence referendum.
However, more investment is required in contract farming, raw material sourcing and creating agri-linkages. This is the first time that India is hosting an event for the food processing sector.
Sen. Rand Paul assaulted at his home; suspect arrested
On his Facebook page, Boucher's previous posts have been politically charged, showing frustration with President Donald Trump. Rene Boucher , 59, of Bowling Green , was arrested shortly after the incident Friday afternoon, state police said.
'StarCraft II' is Going Free-to-Play
Blizzard has done a fantastic job of keeping StarCraft 2 current between paid expansions, free updates, and community events. For those who already own Wings of Liberty then the second campaign, Heart of the Swarm , will be free instead.
Twitter 'inadvertently' turns off Trump's account
Following that tweet he launched into a tirade of messages against regular targets including "Crooked Hillary" and "the Dems". At first Twitter said that it was just "human error" that led to Trump briefly being dumped from his favorite platform.
Piala introduces paid leave for non-smokers
Employees at Piala who did not smoke, the company announced, would be rewarded with up to six additional vacation days a year. In Japan, while smoking is allowed in restaurants and bars without any designated smoking area, it is banned on the streets.
Everton links not shifting Dyche focus as Burnley go seventh
A number of other managers are in the frame for the job, which clearly still holds great appeal for those home and overseas . David Moyes has emerged as a surprise candidate to replace Sean Dyche at Burnley , should the latter move to Everton .