New Zealand defeated India by 7 wickets in the Christchurch Test on Monday. With this, New Zealand made a clean sweep of the series 2–0. After losing the toss in the match, India scored 242 runs in the first innings. While the New Zealand team was reduced to 235 runs. The Indian team, with a 7-run lead in the second innings, could manage only 124 runs. In this sense, the Kiwi team got a target of 132 runs. In the first Test of the series in Wellington, India lost by 10 wickets.
NEW ZEALAND DEFEATED INDIA BY 7 WICKETS IN THE CHRISTCHURCH TEST ON MONDAY
India made a clean sweep in the first 5 T20 series on the New Zealand tour. New Zealand then defeated India 3–0 in the ODI series. Kiwi all-rounder Kyle Jamison was elected a man of the match.
BLUNDELL AND LATHAM HIT HALF-CENTURIES
In the second innings, Tom Blundell of New Zealand scored 55, Tom Latham 52, Captain Kane Williamson scored 5 runs. While Ross Taylor and Henry Nichols were unbeaten on 5-5 runs. Jasprit Bumrah of India took 2 wickets. He bowled Blundell, while Williamson was caught by Ajinkya Rahane. One wicket was taken by Umesh Yadav. Latham’s catch on his ball was taken by wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant.
DESPITE THE DEFEAT, INDIA TOPPED THE TEST CHAMPIONSHIP
Despite a clean sweep in the series, the Indian team remains on top with 360 points in the Test Championship. The team has won 7 out of 9 Tests so far, while 2 have lost it. At the same time, New Zealand gained two places. She reached number three with 180 points. The Kiwi team has won 3 out of 7 Tests, while 4 have lost.
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