India beat New Zealand by 178 runs to win the second Test at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens and claim a 2-0 series win. As a result, the hosts also replaced Pakistan as the World No. 1 Test team.
Mohammad Shami, Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin took three wicket apiece and Bhuvneshwar Kumar took one wicket. New Zealand was all out for 197. The last seven New Zealand wickets fell for just 56 runs.
The victory in India’s 250th Test match at home comes on the heels of the hosts winning their 500th Test match, thus taking an insurmountable lead in the three-match series.
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|New Zealand Second Innings||Runs||Mins||Balls||4s||6s||SR|
|Tom Latham||c Wriddhiman Saha b Ravichandran Ashwin||74||205||148||8||0||50|
|Martin Guptill||lbw Ravichandran Ashwin||24||69||49||3||0||48.98|
|Henry Nicholls||c Ajinkya Rahane b Ravindra Jadeja||24||72||66||2||0||36.36|
|Ross Taylor *||lbw Ravichandran Ashwin||4||26||28||0||0||14.29|
|Luke Ronchi||b Ravindra Jadeja||32||94||60||4||0||53.33|
|Mitchell Santner||lbw Mohammed Shami||9||20||20||2||0||45|
|BJ Watling †||b Mohammed Shami||1||9||8||0||0||12.5|
|Matt Henry||c Virat Kohli b Ravindra Jadeja||18||60||44||2||0||40.91|
|Jeetan Patel||b Bhuvneshwar Kumar||2||6||7||0||0||28.57|
|Neil Wagner||not out||5||49||43||0||0||11.63|
|Trent Boult||c Murali Vijay b Mohammed Shami||4||22||14||0||0||28.57|
|Extras (0nb 0w 0lb 0b)||Total 197 all out (81.1 overs)|