IND vs NZ Live: India has made quite a remarkable comeback into the first test match. The hosts were largely out of the match after some brilliant performance from the New Zealand batsman.
But India has done well overall in the first test match so far. The men in blue won the toss and they went on to have a bat first. And India went on to score 345 runs while New Zealand went on to score 296 runs in their first innings.
Indian spinners were brilliant with their effort in the first innings. The Kiwi batsmen were completely dominating the game and that is when the spin trio of Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel went on to step up.
As a result of that, New Zealand was all out for just 296 runs. Whereas India too went on to struggle in the second innings. However, Shreyas Iyer went on to show his class again against the New Zealand team.
Shreyas Iyer and Wriddhiman Saha went on to put up a crucial partnership. This went on to help India as the hosts got to a lead of 250+ runs. Moreover, even Axar Patel and Wriddhiman Saha built up a 50+ partnership against the New Zealand team.
But India finally went on to declare the innings at the fag end of Day 4. The men in blue declared the innings at 234/7. And New Zealand has been handed a very tricky target. A target that no opposition has ever gone on to achieve in India.
IND vs NZ Live: Ravichandran Ashwin protests against Will Young’s review
Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was brought right into the attack from the beginning itself. That is when he went on to bowl a beautiful delivery. Moreover, Will Young was caught at an awkward LBW position.
The men in blue went on to appeal and umpire Virender Sharma gave it as out. However, Will Young took the review but he was late. And Ashwin protested against the DRS review as the 15 seconds were already over.
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