IND vs NZ | India hold on to Mumbai Tests; Kiwis batting collapse; Eight wicket loss – News18 Malayalam

New Zealand were bowled out for 325 in the first innings by Ajaz Patel for 10 in the first innings of the Mumbai Test. New Zealand were trailing by eight wickets for 60 runs. They are 270 runs behind India’s first innings score and need 66 more runs to avoid a follow-on.

New Zealand line-up Ajaz When a lone soldier became a soldier, India’s response was a collective attack. The New Zealand batsmen were struggling to cope with the onslaught of Indian bowlers.

It was Siraj’s performance that took the Kiwis to the brink of collapse as they chased down the Indian score. Siraj stunned New Zealand by dismissing Tom Latham (10), Will Young (4) and Ross Taylor (1). Siraj’s start was seen as being taken over by other Indian bowlers. It was Ashwin’s turn after Siraj. Ashwin, who took one wicket in the first innings, took two wickets in the next over to keep the Kiwis at bay. India have taken eight Kiwis wickets so far. Ashwin and Siraj took six wickets each while Akshar Patel and Jayant Yadav took two more wickets.

Ajaz wins Perfect Ten; India on Mayank’s century; India were bowled out for 325 in the first innings

India were bowled out for 325 in the first innings of the second Test by New Zealand ‘Mumbai’ spinner Ajaz Patel. The Mumbai-born spinner also won the toss and elected to field. Ajax, who took 11 wickets for 119 runs in 47.5 overs, became only the third player in Test history to take 10 wickets in an innings.

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Ajaz took 10 wickets while Mayank Agarwal led the Indian innings with 150 runs. Akshar Patel, who scored a half-century, also gave Mayank excellent support.

Summary : New Zealand Staring at Follow On as they lose 8 wickets within scroing 60 runs


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