Rohit Sharma suffered an injury towards the end o the T20I series against New Zealand and missed out on the ODI and Test series to follow.
With the three-match ODI series already decided, India would be hard-pressed to avoid a New Zealand sweep as the teams meet again at Mount Maunganui on Tuesday.
New Zealand chased down the 348-run target with 11 balls to spare to beat India by four wickets in the 1st ODI.
Shreyas Iyer capitalised on a brilliant start and established a century stand with KL Rahul for the fourth wicket.
Yuzvendra Chahal and Shreyas Iyer tried to recreate the little break dance that was seen on the spinner's Twitter handle earlier.
Yuzvendra Chahal posted a Tik Tok video of him doing a dance routine with his teammates but the identity of one person confused quite a lot of fans.
Shreyas Iyer scored a half-century and 44 off 33 balls in the successful chases in the first two T20 Internationals against New Zealand.
New Zealand vs India: KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer starred as India beat New Zealand by seven wickets in the second T20I in Auckland to go 2-0 up in the five-match series.
India defeated New Zealand by six wickets to take 1-0 lead in the five-match T20I series on Friday.
India, after chasing down 204 runs in the T20I series opener, will be high on confidence as they face New Zealand in the second match of the five-game series in Auckland.
New Zealand vs India: Shreyas Iyer batted under pressure and played the finisher's role to perfection, blasting 58 runs off just 29 balls.
New Zealand vs India: Ross Taylor, after losing the first T20I, lamented that their bowlers didn't put enough pressure on the Indian batsmen.
After the win in Auckland, Virat Kohli said that his side was focussed on competing rather than looking for excuses.
India overcame New Zealand's challenge with ease as KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer scored fine half-centuries to give India a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.
New Zealand vs India: Virat Kohli after guiding India to a 2-1 series triumph over Australia in the just-concluded ODIs has embarked on a new challenge with his teammates.
Karun Nair married his long-time girlfriend Sanaya Tankariwala in Udaipur and was congratulated by Shreyas Iyer and Varun Aaron on Instagram.
Shreyas Iyer said that experimentation is something the team is looking forward to.