Martin Guptill led New Zealand to equal their six-hitting record in a tense four-run win against Australia in the second T20.
England lost eight wickets for 38 runs to be bowled out cheaply in the third Test as India's spinners starred once again.
England captain Joe Root says he has a welcome selection headache with so many quality bowlers to call upon in India.
Ishant Sharma will reach a huge landmark when India face England in the third Test and Virat Kohli has lavished praise on the paceman.
India will be wary of facing a returning James Anderson, but Ishant Sharma will also be hoping to do damage with the pink ball.
Joe Root says India's worst ever score in their last pink-ball Test "is more for them to worry about" ahead of the third Test.
New Zealand sealed a dominant win in the opening Twenty20 of a five-match series with Australia, as Devon Conway impressed.
The likes of Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith and Kyle Jamieson go into the T20 series on a high after landing bumper IPL deals.
Rishabh Pant has been recalled by India, who have named three uncapped IPL stars in their Twenty20 squad to face England in March.
Paceman Mark Wood said playing for England and spending time with family is his priority rather than a big Indian Premier League payday.