Kolkata Test: India beats New Zealand by 178 runs

October 03, 2016 12:08
Kolkata Test: India beats New Zealand by 178 runs

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.

 Also Read: India beat New Zealand by 197 runs in Kanpur Test, leads series by 1-0 - Nandini

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)
Bowling O M R W Econ nb w
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 12 4 28 1 2.33 0 0
Mohammed Shami 18.1 5 46 3 2.53 0 0
Ravichandran Ashwin 31 6 82 3 2.65 0 0
Ravindra Jadeja 20 3 41 3 2.05 0 0

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