Modified 24 Feb 2020, 06:22 IST
Tim Southee claimed a five-for to guide New Zealand to a 10-wicket humbling of India in the primary Test on Monday.
Southee grabbed his 10th five-wicket Test haul – solely two males have earned extra for the Black Caps – as New Zealand wrapped up the opening Test inside 4 days in opposition to the ICC’s top-ranked workforce.
Led by paceman Southee, New Zealand skittled touring India for simply 191 early on day 4 and Tom Latham (7) and Tom Blundell (2) simply hit the profitable 9 runs.
It was a milestone win for New Zealand after the Black Caps registered their 100th Test victory, changing into the seventh nation to succeed in the century mark in the longest format of the sport, whereas ending a three-match shedding run in the unlimited-overs sport.
A 10 wicket win on the @BasinReserve to start out the collection! Tom Blundell hits the profitable runs in the workforce’s 100th Test victory. The 20th on the Basin. Scorecard | https://t.co/vWdNIMMIwd #NZvIND pic.twitter.com/yK9285KTFQ
— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) February 24, 2020
India, who managed simply 165 in the primary innings as New Zealand posted 348, returned to the crease at 144-4 – nonetheless 39 runs adrift.
In a commanding place, the Black Caps put India to the sword after Virat Kohli’s guests misplaced 47-6 through the morning session.
New Zealand fast Trent Boult (4-39) set the tone with the dismissal of Ajinkya Rahane for 29, earlier than Southee took centre stage on the Basin Reserve.
10 – Tim Southee snared his 10th five-wicket haul in Test cricket; solely two tempo bowlers have earned extra for New Zealand (Sir Richard Hadlee – 16, Chris Cairns – 13). Sweeper.#NZvIND pic.twitter.com/wbWlML5aVT
— OptaJason (@OptaJason) February 24, 2020
India have been helpless to cease Southee, who knocked over Hanuma Vihari’s stumps for 15 the next over and Ravichandran Ashwin (4) was the subsequent to go after being trapped lbw.
Ishant Sharma (12) was additionally dismissed lbw by Colin de Grandhomme (1-28) earlier than Southee cleaned up Rishabh Pant (25) and Jasprit Bumrah (0) inside 4 deliveries.
It left New Zealand chasing simply 9 runs and the house workforce cruised to an enormous victory, snapping India’s seven-match profitable streak in Tests.
Published 24 Feb 2020, 06:22 IST
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