IND vs NZ: The first Test between India and New Zealand in Kanpur ended in a draw. The bowlers worked hard on the last day. But could not take the last wicket.
Ind Vs Nz
IND vs NZ: The first Test between India and New Zealand in Kanpur ended in a draw. The bowlers worked hard on the last day. But could not take the last wicket. New Zealand lost 9 wickets and scored 165 runs. Finally, New Zealand batsmen Ravindra and Ajaz Patel prevented India from winning. The match ended in a draw. Batting on the fifth day, New Zealand played poorly. Opener Tom Lathan was the lone batsman to score a half-century. He scored 52 and gave the team a respectable score.
William Somerville scored 36 and captain Kane Williamson 24. Nana struggled to stand on the crease. Except for these, none of them excelled much. The Indian bowlers have been showing their prowess since Sunday. The overs were made maiden and the runs were blocked. Consecutive wickets. Ravichandran Ashwin took 3 wickets, Ravindra Jadeja took 4 wickets, Akshar Patel took 1 wicket and Umesh Yadav took 1 wicket.
On the fourth day, India lost seven wickets and declared at 234 runs. This gave the Kiwis a 284-run target with a 63-run lead on the third day. Shreyas Iyer, who played the first Test, scored a century in the first innings. He also entertained with a classic game in the second innings. Ravichandran shared a 50-run partnership with Ashwin. 65 (eight fours, one six) and was dismissed. The old man Saha, who later came into the crease, was also blown away. Hop made a century and said goodbye. 61 (four fours, one six) and remained unbeaten. Akshar Patel put up a good partnership with 28 runs.