The all-rounder cleared the boundary with one ball to spare for a Northern victory.
The Wellington Firebirds' Super Smash loss came at a painful cost for the all-rounder.
Bowlers Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur steered their side within striking distance of Australia.
Joe Root's double-century helped this side build a mammoth lead on day three.
The tourists were 62/2 at stumps, 307 runs behind the hosts.
All-rounder Jimmy Neesham's powerful Super Smash innings put everyone in the firing line, including his teammates.
The England skipper will resume on day three, 168 not out.
The No.3 batsman saved the innings, after both openers fell cheaply.
India's two wickets came from inexperienced duo Shardul Thakur and Mohammed Siraj
The hosts were skittled for just 135 runs on day one in Galle.
The NZ women will play 12 limited-over matches against world champions England and Australia.
The White Ferns captain brought up her ton with a towering six that sent spectators scattering.
Sunil Gavaskar says the Aussie skipper has no tactical nous.
The Aussie batsman says he was using a visualisation technique, not trying to scuff up Rishabh Pant's guard.
Tim Paine says Smith's latest indiscretion was simply one of the batsman's many "quirks".
New Zealand's clean sweep of their four-test summer leaves them in pole position for the final, but...
The Indian captain headed back home after the first test loss in Adelaide.
The former Aussie captain's act of poor sportsmanship has raised eyebrows.
Tim Paine has been panned worldwide for his verbal barbs at Ravi Ashwin in day five.
The injury-plagued tourists closed within 73 runs of an incredible victory.