1st Test: New Zealand thrash India by 10 wickets in Wellington, take 1-0 lead

The hosts first bowled out India for 191 runs in the second innings and then chased down the nine-run target on Day 4 of the Test match with utmost ease to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

India TV Sports Desk [ Published on: February 24, 2020 7:13 IST ]
  • Riding on the brilliant performance of their pacers, New Zealand on Monday comfortably defeated India by 10 wickets in the first Test played at the Basin Reserve.
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    Riding on the brilliant performance of their pacers, New Zealand on Monday comfortably defeated India by 10 wickets in the first Test played at the Basin Reserve.

  • The hosts first bowled out India for 191 runs in the second innings and then chased down the nine-run target on Day 4 of the Test match with utmost ease to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.
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    The hosts first bowled out India for 191 runs in the second innings and then chased down the nine-run target on Day 4 of the Test match with utmost ease to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

  • Resuming the day at 144/4 and trailing by 39 runs, the visitors lost their last six wickets for mere 47 runs in 17 overs they batted on the fourth-day morning.
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    Resuming the day at 144/4 and trailing by 39 runs, the visitors lost their last six wickets for mere 47 runs in 17 overs they batted on the fourth-day morning.

  • While Southee returned with figures of 5/61, Boult scalped four wickets giving away just 39 runs in the 22 overs he bowled.
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    While Southee returned with figures of 5/61, Boult scalped four wickets giving away just 39 runs in the 22 overs he bowled.

  • It was New Zealand's 100th Test win, which coincidentally also came in Ross Taylor's historic 100 Test. Also, this was India's first defeat in the ongoing World Test Championship.
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    It was New Zealand's 100th Test win, which coincidentally also came in Ross Taylor's historic 100 Test. Also, this was India's first defeat in the ongoing World Test Championship.

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