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India vs New Zealand – 2nd Test Match

India vs New Zealand 2nd Test Match
December 3, 2021 0 Comments

The India vs New Zealand – 2nd test match of the test series started today at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. New Zealand drew the 1st test match by just a margin of the last wicket in Kanpur. 

India vs New Zealand Live Scorecard

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India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 01 Highlights

For this test match Ishant Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, and Ravindra Jadeja have been ruled out. However, surprisingly, Virat Kohli will be leading team India in the 2nd India vs New Zealand test. Other replacements were Jayant Yadav and Md. Siraj 

The toss took place a little later than planned due to rain in Mumbai. From the  Indian side, Kohli tossed the coin whereas from the New Zealand side Tom Latham will be acting captain for the match. 

Kohli won the toss and India decided to bat first. 

India and New Zealand Playing XI

India (Playing 11): Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Shreyas Iyer, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Jayant Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj

New Zealand (Playing 11): Tom Latham(c), Will Young, Daryl Mitchell, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell(w), Rachin Ravindra, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, William Somerville, Ajaz Patel

India in 1st Innings  

India opened the innings with Mayank Agarwal and Shubhman Gill. Both gave a good start by scoring 50 runs partnership in 18 overs. India’s 1st wicket fell when Gill was caught by Taylor in slips on a delivery bowled by Ajaz Patel, he scored 44 off 71 deliveries, India was 80-1 in 27.3 overs.

In the 30th over Pujara was bowled out by Patel on a golden duct and India was 80-2 in 29.2 overs. 

India was not able to overcome the loss of 2 consecutive wickets, shortly came another blow by Patel, Virat Kohli was given LBW out at 0 by the on-field umpire, the captain reviewed the decision but it did not settle in his favor. India was 80-3 after 30 overs. 

Shreyas came out to bat along in the middle and in the 37th over Mayank completed his half-century. India was 111-3 after 37 overs after the 1st session of the day. 

Mayank kept scoring at a good rate, but again Ajaz Patel gave India another blow by dismissing Iyer at 18, India was 160-4 after 47.4 overs. 

Soon after the opener, Mayank Agarwal registered his fourth Test century, India was 192-4 after 58.1 overs. 

At the stumps of day 1, Mayank is still batting at 120 alongside Wriddhiman Saha who is at 25. India was 221-4 after 70 over of day’s play. 

The Silver lining for the New Zealand bowling was Ajaz Patel’s spell, he took 4 wickets by bowling 29 overs out of which 10 were maidens, he conceded 73 runs at the rate of 2.5 runs per over. 

Day’s Highlights

India scored 221-4 on Day 1 of Innings 1 – Highlights

India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 02 Highlights

India continued batting with Agarwal and Saha on the 2nd day in the Mumbai test match but lost 2 wickets consecutively in the 2nd over of the day to Ajaz Patel in the form of Saha and Ashwin. 

By Now Ajaz picket 6 out of 6 Indian dismissals in his 29.4 overs. India was 224-6 after 72 overs. 

Thereafter Mayank and Axar batted well and completed 50 runs partnership. Mayank completed his 150 runs in the 100th over off 311 deliveries, and right after that got dismissed by Ajaz Patel. India was 291-7 after 100 overs. 

Axar too got his maiden half-century in the 108th over and got out at 52 in the same over, he was bowled out by Ajaz. India was 316-8 after 108 overs. 

Ajaz Patel Historic 10-Wicket Haul  

In the 110th over Ajaz Patel took 2 remaining Indian wickets and completed his remarkable spell by taking all 10 wickets of the Indian team. He was the third such player in Test cricket history to achieve the record of taking 10 wickets in an innings. Patel finished with 10-119 from 47.5 overs. 

Before Ajaz, England’s Jim Laker against Australia at Old Trafford in 1956 and Anil Kumble at Delhi against Pakistan in 1999 achieved the record of taking 10 wickets in an innings. 

India finished the 1st innings at 325-10 

India in 1st Innings Scorecard

Batting RunsBalls4s6s
Mayank Agarwal
c Tom Blundell b Ajaz Patel
150311174
Shubman Gill
c Ross Taylor b Ajaz Patel
447171
Cheteshwar Pujara
c Ross Taylor b Ajaz Patel
0500
Virat Kohli (c)
lbw b Ajaz Patel
0400
Shreyas Iyer
c Tom Blundell b Ajaz Patel
184130
Wriddhiman Saha
lbw b Ajaz Patel
276231
Ravichandran Ashwin
b Ajaz Patel
0100
Axar Patel
lbw b Ajaz Patel
5212851
Jayant Yadav
c Rachin Ravindra b Ajaz Patel
123120
Umesh Yadav
Not out
0200
Mohammed Siraj
c Rachin Ravindra b Ajaz Patel
4310
Total: 325-10 in 109.5 Overs
BowlerOversMaidenRunsWickets
Tim Southee226430
Kyle Jamieson123360
Ajaz Patel47.51211910
William Somerville 190800
Rachin Ravindra40200
Daryl Mitchell5390

New Zealand in 1st Innings 

New Zealand was trailing by 325 runs when they came out to bat on the 2nd day of the 2nd test match at Wankhede, Mumbai. 

NZ had a poor start and lost its first wicket in form of Young at 4 in the 4th overs of their innings. He was caught in the slips by Virat on Siraj’s delivery. 

In the same over, the 2nd wicket fell in the form of Latham at 10. NZ was in deep trouble with both the openers back in the pavilion at the score of 15 in the 4th over. 

Thereafter, the NZ wicket fell like a deck of cards, and no other batsmen except Kyle Jamieson could reach the 2 figure score. NZ was all out in the 29th over by scoring just 62 runs trailing by 263 runs. 

From the Indian side, Siraj took 3, Ashwin took 4 and Axar took 2 wickets.

New Zealand in 1st Innings Scorecard

Batting RunsBalls4s6s
Tom Latham
c Shreyas Iyer b Mohammed Siraj
101420
Will Young
c Virat Kohli b Mohammed Siraj
4910
Daryl Mitchell
lbw b Axar Patel
81100
Ross Taylor
b Mohammed Siraj
1200
Henry Nicholls
b Ravichandran Ashwin
73110
Tom Blundell (wk)
c Cheteshwar Pujara b Ravichandran Ashwin
82410
Rachin Ravindra
c Virat Kohli b Jayant Yadav
41500
Kyle Jamieson
c Shreyas Iyer b Axar Patel
173600
Tim Southee
c sub Suryakumar Yadav b Ravichandran Ashwin
0200
William Somerville
c Mohammed Siraj b Ravichandran Ashwin
02600
Ajaz Patel
Not out
0100
Total: 62-10 in 28.1 Overs
BowlerOversMaidenRunsWickets
Mohammed Siraj40193
Axar Patel9.13142
Ravichandran Ashwin8284
Jayant Yadav20131
Umesh Yadav5270

India in 2nd Innings

In the 2nd Innings, India opened the batting with Mayank and Pujara as Gill had an injury while fielding at Silly point during NZ innings. Both the openers were unbeaten at 38 and 29 at day 2 stumps. India finished 69-0 in 21 overs at day 2 stumps, leading by 332 runs. 

Day’s Highlights

India scored 325-10 in Innings 1; New Zealand scored 62-10 in 1st Innings; India finished 69-0 in 21 overs at day 2 stumps, leading by 332 runs – Highlights

India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 03 Highlights

India continued batting on the 3rd day of the match and Mayank Agarwal completed his half-century. 

India lost the first wicket in the form of Agarwal at 62 when he was caught in the deep on a delivery bowled by Ajaz. India was 107-1 in the 32nd over. 

Pujara too got dismissed at 47 in the 36th over on a delivery bowled by Patel, India was 115-2 after 36 overs. 

Gill scored 47 and was dismissed by Rachit in the 60th over, India was 197-3 then. 

India lost 4 more wickets and scored 70 odd runs out of which, there were 41 quick runs off 26 deliveries by Axar. They declared the innings at 276-7 after 70 overs and gave NZ a target of 540 runs. 

From the New Zealand side, Ajaz again took 3 wickets in his 26 overs whereas Rachit took 3 wickets. 

India in 2nd Innings Scorecard

Batting RunsBalls4s6s
Mayank Agarwal
c Will Young b Ajaz Patel
6210891
Cheteshwar Pujara
c Ross Taylor b Ajaz Patel
479761
Shubman Gill
c Tom Latham b Rachin Ravindra
477541
Virat Kohli (c)
b Rachin Ravindra

368411
Shreyas Iyer
st Tom Blundell b Ajaz Patel

14802
Wriddhiman Saha (wk)
c Kyle Jamieson b Rachin Ravindra
131220
Axar Patel
Not out
412634
Jayant Yadav
c & b Ajaz Patel
61101
Total: 276-7 in 70 Overs
BowlerOversMaidenRunsWickets
Tim Southee132310
Kyle Jamieson82150
Ajaz Patel2631064
William Somerville 100590
Rachin Ravindra132563

New Zealand in 2nd Innings

With around 40 overs of play remaining for the day, NZ came to bat, they were to chase 540 runs in 2.5 days to win the test match. 

New Zealand, yet again had a disappointing start and lost the captain at 6, NZ was 13-1 after 4 overs. The 2nd wicket fell in the 15th over and NZ was 45-2. 

NZ lost 3 more wickets and scored 95 runs in the next 30 overs. On day 3 stumps NZ was 140-5 after 45 overs. 

5 wickets that fell on day 3, Ashwin took 3 and Axar took 1. 

Day’s Highlights

India scored 325-10 in Innings 1; New Zealand scored 62-10 in 1st Innings; India finished 276-7 in 70 overs and declared their 2nd innings leading by 539 runs; In 2nd innings, on day 3 stumps NZ was 140-5 after 45 overs.  – Highlights

India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 04 Highlights

The 4th day of the test match seemed to be a formality as NZ lost 5 wickets by scoring just 27 runs in 12 over. 

Ashwin and Jayant both took 4 wickets each in the innings. 

India won the match by 372 runs and also won the two test match series by taking a lead of 1-0. 

New Zealand in 2nd Innings Scorecard

Batting RunsBalls4s6s
Tom Latham
lbw b Ravichandran Ashwin

61510
Will Young
c sub Suryakumar Yadav b Ravichandran Ashwin
204140
Daryl Mitchell
c Jayant Yadav b Axar Patel

609272
Ross Taylor
c Cheteshwar Pujara b Ravichandran Ashwin
6810
Henry Nicholls
st Wriddhiman Saha b Ravichandran Ashwin
4411180
Tom Blundell (wk)
run out (sub Srikar Bharat / Wriddhiman Saha)
0600
Rachin Ravindra
c Cheteshwar Pujara b Jayant Yadav
185040
Kyle Jamieson
lbw b Jayant Yadav
0400
Tim Southee
b Jayant Yadav
0200
William Somerville
c Mayank Agarwal b Jayant Yadav
1700
Ajaz Patel
Not out
0500
Total: 167-10 in 142.3 Overs
BowlerOversMaidenRunsWickets
Mohammed Siraj52130
Axar Patel102421
Ravichandran Ashwin22.39344
Jayant Yadav144494
Umesh Yadav122341

IND vs NZ – Player of the Match

Mayank Agarwal was declared the player of the match for his 150 runs in 1st and 62 runs in the 2nd innings. 

Day’s Highlights

India scored 325-10 in Innings 1; New Zealand scored 62-10 in 1st Innings; India finished 276-7 in 70 overs and declared their 2nd innings leading by 539 runs; In 2nd innings, NZ was 167-10 after 56.3 overs; India won the test match by 372 runs – Highlights

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