Ind vs Nz, 2nd Test: New Zealand were all out for just 62 in the first innings of the Mumbai Test. Not a single batsman was able to reach the 20-run mark.
India Vs New Zealand: The World No. 1 team that won the World Test Championship set an unprecedented record for New Zealand at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. New Zealand were bowled out for just 62 in the first innings of the Mumbai Test. Before the destruction of the Indian bowlers, the Kiwis were able to stand at the crease for only 28.1 overs. Not a single batsman was able to touch 20 runs. While the Kiwis were close to some records they did not want when they were all out, Ashwin and Kohli had spectacular victories. Let us know 5 things about New Zealand Allout.
New Zealand were all out for 62 in the first innings of the Mumbai Test. This is the lowest score by any team in India. Earlier, the record was held by India, who scored just 75 runs against the West Indies 32 years ago. In 2015, the South African team also scored 79 runs.
This is the sixth lowest score in the history of New Zealand Test cricket. At the same time, scoring 62 against any Asian team is New Zealand’s worst performance.
The top 3 lowest scores against India were when Virat Kohli was the captain. Under Virat’s captaincy, India beat New Zealand by 62 runs. South Africa also scored 79 against India and 81 against England.
This is the 50th time that Ravichandran Ashwin has taken 4 wickets in an innings. He became the second Indian to achieve this feat after Anil Kumble. Kumble has taken 4 wickets in 66 innings of his Test career.
In 2021, R Ashwin took 48 Test wickets. He is the highest wicket-taker this year.