India vs New Zealand Highlights, 1st Test, Day 2: Young, Latham's stand takes NZ to 129/0 at Stumps

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Updated on Nov 26, 2021 04:25 PM IST
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India vs New Zealand Live Cricket Score, 1st Test, Day 2: New Zealand remain in control at the end of Day 2, thanks to an unbeaten opening stand between Tom Latham (50*) and Will Young (75*) after the side bowled India out on 345 in the first innings. NZ finished the Day 2 on 129/0 in 57 overs. Earlier, Earlier, Ajaz Patel had wrapped up the Indian innings with wickets of Ravichandran Ashwin (38) and Ishant Sharma (0) soon after the start of the second session. Shreyas Iyer's 105 highlighted India's innings, as he became the 16th Indian batter to reach the three-figure mark on Test debut. He was dismissed by Tim Southee who ended with a five-wicket haul.

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  • Nov 26, 2021 04:25 PM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Score: NZ 129/0 at Stumps

    That's stumps on Day 2. Fine day for New Zealand! Latham and Young stuck to their plans against the spinners and remained disciplined with their shot selections throughout their time at the crease, and reaped the rewards of their patience with excellent fifties. A lot of work to do for Indian bowlers tomorrow.

  • Nov 26, 2021 04:21 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: Third successful review from Latham!

    Wow. Latham is adjudged out for the third time, and he successfully reviews against all the decisions! This time, it's an appeal for a caught-behind but the ultra-edge shows that the sound came from bat hitting the pads rather than the ball. Ashwin remains wicketless, India remain wicketless.

    NZ 128/0 in 56 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 04:16 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: Half-century for Latham

    A 21st Test half-century from Tom Latham. An innings built with grit, patience and flair from the left-handed opener. He reaches his fifty with a single through backward square leg.

    NZ 128/0 in 55 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 04:13 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: Variations from Ashwin

    Ashwin, from around the wicket, bowls from near the wicket and across the umpire in his stride. Latham undeterred with the sudden change. A field change during the over as well as the opener plays it safe. 

    NZ 127/0 in 54 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 04:06 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: Sharp turn!

    Great delivery to start the over from Ashwin as he forces Latham to defend, but the ball turns sharply away from him. The opener hadn't fully committed to the shot as he played on the backfoot. He plays it safe for the rest of the over, leaving the last two deliveries.

    NZ 122/0 in 52 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 04:01 PM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live: NZ 122/0 in 50 overs

    A couple of field changes through the over after Latham takes an easy single through covers. More fielders close-in for Young as Ashwin concedes 1.

  • Nov 26, 2021 03:58 PM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Day 2: NZ 120/0 in 49 overs

    Axar unable to extract enough movement off the surface which is making it relatively easy for the NZ openers to see him off. 3 runs off his sixth over.

  • Nov 26, 2021 03:52 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Updates: NZ 117/0 in 47 overs

    Umpire has a little chat with Ashwin, seemingly about the fielder – Pujara – close to second slip sitting on his knees. Regardless, the play continues. 1 from Axar's over.

  • Nov 26, 2021 03:48 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Score: NZ 114/0 in 45 overs

    A four from Axar's fourth over as Young steps out to slam it through covers. Turns out, Saha was right about Young stepping out! This was a little too full, though.

  • Nov 26, 2021 03:41 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Updates: NZ 110/0 in 44 overs

    Brief loss of patience from Latham and he could've been dismissed twice in two deliveries! The left-hander goes across as Ashwin bowls from around and completely misses the line as he goes for a sweep. On the very next ball, Latham goes for a drive through covers but the ball takes a sharp turn away from the left-hander, going to first slip.  

  • Nov 26, 2021 03:36 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Score: 110/0 in 43 overs

    1 run from Axar's third as drinks are called. New Zealand fully dominant at this point as Lathan nears his half-century as well.

  • Nov 26, 2021 03:33 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: Axar replaces Jadeja

    Rest for Jadeja. Axar has bowled only two overs so far, conceding 12.

  • Nov 26, 2021 03:33 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Score: NZ 109/0 in 42 overs

    More frustration for the Indian players. Latham finds a boundary off a leg glance and the two batters pick a couple of easy singles as well.

    Wriddhiman Saha telling Ashwin to pitch it a bit fuller, implying that Young is ready to step out. 

  • Nov 26, 2021 03:29 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: NZ 103/0 in 41 overs

    This is New Zealand's seventh-century opening stand against India in Test cricket. 

    Five dots from Jadeja's 14th over and a quick single.

  • Nov 26, 2021 03:25 PM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test: Ashwin replaces Ishant

    A short spell from Ishant as Rahane hands Ashwin his first over in the third session. Spin from both ends likely.

  • Nov 26, 2021 03:23 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Score: 100-run partnership!

    Solid start from Latham and Young, this. A very focused effort from both batters as they continue to keep the scoreboard ticking without taking much risks. Some odd balls did trouble the two but Latham and Young have remained undeterred and stuck to their plans – especially against spinners.

    NZ 101/0 in 39 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 03:21 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: New Zealand 97/0 in 38 overs

    Second time in his six overs, Ishant has bowled a no-ball. A tidy over otherwise. 

  • Nov 26, 2021 03:11 PM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live: NZ 93/0 in 36 overs

    Tidy start to the second spell from Ishant. Almost forces a mistake from Latham as he forces the opener to commit to the ball outside-off stump. Not too full from Ishant and the ball straightens a little after pitching, beating Latham's outside edge.

  • Nov 26, 2021 03:07 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test: Ishant replaces Umesh

    A like-for-like change in personnel. Ishant bowls from media end. 

  • Nov 26, 2021 03:05 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: India lose review

    Very close but it was angling down the leg side. All Jadeja needed was a little more turn on this delivery. Young goes for a paddle sweep but misses the line on a slightly fuller ball, as it caresses past his thigh pad. 

    The ball eventually misses the stumps as India lose their first review of the innings.

    NZ 93/0 in 35 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 03:00 PM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test: NZ 89/0 in 34 overs

    Maiden from Umesh. Variety of lengths on offer in this over, but Latham fends them off with relative ease.

  • Nov 26, 2021 02:57 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Updates: Turn!

    That was sharp! Jadeja beats Young fair and square with a sharp turn away from the right-hander. That's a first from Jadeja. 

    It was a pacy delivery at 92kph and Wriddhiman Saha, sharp as ever behind the stumps, has a clean take. Appeal for caught-behind as well, but there is no bat involved.

    NZ 89/0 in 33 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 02:55 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Score: NZ 88/0 in 32 overs

    Tidy from Umesh, as he continues variations with speed; Latham almost gets taken aback by a slowish delivery as he chips it uncontrollably towards midwicket. 

  • Nov 26, 2021 02:47 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: NZ 86/0 in 30 overs

    A couple of boundaries from Young to end the over from Umesh Yadav. A very controlled innings from the opener so far as the partnership continues to grow.

  • Nov 26, 2021 02:43 PM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live: NZ 77/0 in 29 overs

    Jadeja continues over-the-wicket against Tom Latham. However, he hasn't been able to find an angle against the left-handed opener. One run off the over.

  • Nov 26, 2021 02:36 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: 50 for Young!

    Will Young slams his second half-century! He brings it with a boundary behind square. Length delivery outside off and Young remains tentative as he defends the delivery, but finds a thick outside edge onto the ground. The ball races past gully.

    NZ 76/0 in 28 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 02:35 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Updates: Umesh returns to attack

    Umesh Yadav has replaced Axar Patel and will bowl from the Media end. 

  • Nov 26, 2021 02:34 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: New Zealand 72/0 in 27 overs

    Jadeja starts with a maiden. He is pulling back his length a little, forcing Latham to step out of the crease to negate sudden drift or turn.

  • Nov 26, 2021 02:30 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: Players return for final session

    Big session for India, this. The two openers have looked fairly composed and adhered to their plans against the spinners. 

  • Nov 26, 2021 02:11 PM IST

    IND vs NZ Live Score 1st Test: NZ 72/0 at Tea

    An excellent start for New Zealand in the first innings. Will Young has been the aggressor in the innings so far but both batters have kept the scoreboard ticking. Latham 23*, Young 46*

  • Nov 26, 2021 02:09 PM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Score: NZ 67/0 in 25 overs

    Young opens his arms against Jadeja, slamming a four over mid-off. Too full from left-armer and he pays the price for it. 

  • Nov 26, 2021 02:07 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test: New Zealand 62/0 in 24 overs

    Axar Patel's first over fetches 7 runs. A little rusty from the left-arm spinner, who keeps bowling in the leg-side line and is punished for it as Will Young finds an easy boundary.

  • Nov 26, 2021 02:04 PM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live: Axar into the attack

    With Tea approaching, Axar has been given the ball. He replaces Ravichandran Ashwin.

  • Nov 26, 2021 02:02 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Score: NZ 55/0 in 23 overs

    Two back-to-back maidens from Ashwin and Jadeja. The latter has troubled both batters relatively more than any other bowler in the innings so far. 

  • Nov 26, 2021 01:55 PM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live: 50 up for NZ

    A composed start from Tom Latham and Will Young as the two bring New Zealand's 50 in 20.3 overs.

  • Nov 26, 2021 01:53 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Update: Young takes on Ashwin

    The opener steps out on a flighted delivery and puts the ball over the bowler's head for a four. Both batters picking some easy runs against Ashwin at the moment.

    NZ 49/0 in 20 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 01:47 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test: NZ 38/0 in 19 overs

    Significantly straighter from Ashwin in this spell. There hasn't been much turn on offer off the middle, and so Ashwin is bowling with some pace. Two off his sixth over.

  • Nov 26, 2021 01:39 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Score: Another good review!

    Tom Latham with another great review. Inside edge saves Tom Latham again after he was adjudged leg-before. The opener intended to push the ball outside-off on the backfoot and finds a huge edge, with the ball clipping back on the pads. 

    New Zealand 35/0 in 15 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 01:36 PM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Score: Jadeja replaces Umesh

    We're likely going to see spin from both ends now.

  • Nov 26, 2021 01:35 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Updates: NZ 33/0 in 14 overs

    Young surprises Ashwin as he gets down on a knee to slam a poor delivery down the leg for a four over fine leg. A couple of singles from the two as Ashwin concedes six.

  • Nov 26, 2021 01:31 PM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test: Hint of reverse

    Umesh Yadav had induced an edge against Will Young in his previous over with a bit of reverse, which is why Rahane has persisted with the fast bowler after the drinks. 

    He concedes only one off the 13th.

    New Zealand 27/0 in 13 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 01:25 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: NZ 23/0 in 11 overs

    The odd balls have troubled the Kiwi batters but it was largely been a steady start from Latham and Young. It will be exciting to see how the two tackle the spin trio.

  • Nov 26, 2021 01:18 PM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Updates: NZ 18/0 in 10 overs

    Ashwin continues in his spell and Latham picks three on the second delivery as spinner pitches it shorter. A good finish to the over from Ashwin, though, as he gives the ball some pace and it keeps low. Latham finds a bottom edge but survives.

  • Nov 26, 2021 01:07 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: Spin into the attack

    Ravichandran Ashwin replaces Umesh Yadav.

  • Nov 26, 2021 01:02 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Score: NZ 8/0 in 6 overs

    Quite an eventful over from Umesh Yadav, this, as Tom Latham continues to struggle against balls coming into him from around the wicket. The ball rapps onto his pads on the fourth delivery but the height saves Latham. On the final ball down the leg side, Latham attemts to put the ball past wicketkeeper but misses, as it clips the pads. Another appeal but umpire remains unmoved.

    Great umpiring on both deliveries.

  • Nov 26, 2021 12:56 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Updates: Successive maidens

    Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma bowl their first maidens of the innings in tandem. Ishant finds some movement off the surface and beats Young with a ball straightening after the bounce.

    NZ 8/0 in 5 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 12:46 PM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test: First boundary

    Latham finally opens his arms. A little too full on the occasion from Ishant and Latham gets down on a knee, opens the face of the bat, and slams it past square for a four.

    NZ 8/0 in 3 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 12:44 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: Successful review from Latham!

    Tom Latham was adjudged LBW out by umpire Nitin Menon, but the review shows a slight inside-edge before hitting the pads. Good review from the batter.

  • Nov 26, 2021 12:39 PM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live: Young off the mark

    A flick towards midwicket for a couple against Umesh and Will Young is off the mark.

    Umesh Yadav is bowling in his 50th Test.

    NZ 3/0 in 1.3 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 12:37 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Score: 1 off the first

    Six dots and a no-ball from Ishant Sharma. The bowler is trying to draw Latham into playing for a drive, but the batter keeps his discipline.

    NZ 1/0 in 1 over.

  • Nov 26, 2021 12:33 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Updates: Ishant oversteps in 1st over

    A no-ball in the first over. Tom Latham has taken the opening strike and Ishant Sharma is bowling from around the wicket.

  • Nov 26, 2021 12:30 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Score: New Zealand's 1st innings begins

    Tom Latham and Will Young open for the Kiwis. Ishant Sharma to bowl the first over.

  • Nov 26, 2021 12:22 PM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Score: India bowled out on 345

    Ajaz Patel takes the final wicket, dismissing Ishant Sharma on a duck. Not much of hard work for New Zealand bowlers after Lunch; now it's time for the Indian bowlers to get to business.

  • Nov 26, 2021 12:19 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Score: Umesh goes big!

    Umesh Yadav slams Kyle Jamieson for a six! A bit fuller from Jamieson and Yadav places it right over the bowler's head. Important runs for India.

    India 354/9 in 111 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 12:12 PM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: WICKET!

    Anti-climax for India, this. Ashwin departs on second delivery after lunch. The ball pitches outside the leg-stump line but takes a sharp turn, seemingly after pitching near the footmarks. Ashwin makes space for an inside-out shot but the turn is too much. Castles the batter's stumps.

    India 339/9 in 110 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 12:10 PM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Updates: Second session begins

    The immediate target would be to go above 350, but as long as Ashwin stays at the crease, India's hopes for a strong score in the first innings will grow.

  • Nov 26, 2021 11:31 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Score: India 339/8 at Lunch

    Tim Southee's brilliant outing in the morning session has seemingly ensured India won't be reaching a post-450 score, but it has been a good partnership between Ravichandran Ashwin (37) and Umesh Yadav (4*) so far. Ashwin has been spearheading the run-scoring and even as India lost four key wickets in the session, the team management won't be overly disappointed with the effort.

  • Nov 26, 2021 11:23 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live: Umesh off the mark

    First runs on the board for Umesh Yadav on his 21st delivery. He attempted to flick Jamieson's fuller delivery towards leg but finds a thick outside edge. The ball keeps low, however, and goes towards point.

  • Nov 26, 2021 11:20 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Updates: The moment Iyer reached his ton

  • Nov 26, 2021 11:18 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Score: And Jamieson it is

    Change of ends for Southee as Jamieson replaces him. 

  • Nov 26, 2021 11:17 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Updates: 328/8 in 106 overs

    While Tim Southee is largely resorting to back of the length deliveries, both batters are fairly comfortable facing Ajaz Patel. Might be the right time to bring in Jamieson.

  • Nov 26, 2021 11:09 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: Pitch acting up!

    Surprisingly low bounce on Ajaz Patel's final delivery of the 104th over, as the ball misses Umesh Yadav as well as Tom Blundell and races away for a four.

    India 326/8 in 104 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 11:02 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test: India 321/8 in 102 overs

    As expected, Ashwin is keeping most of the strike in the partnership so far. Takes a single off the final delivery ahead of Southee's over.

  • Nov 26, 2021 10:56 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Score: Ashwin continues charge

    Well, Ashwin has come fresh after T20I action for the first time in five years!

    Southee offers width and Ashwin slaps it over cover for a superb four.

    India 318/8 in 100.2 overs 

  • Nov 26, 2021 10:53 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Cricket Score: India 313/8 in 100 overs

    Umesh Yadav is the new player in. From here, Ashwin might be eyeing a majority of the strike – especially against the seamers. 

  • Nov 26, 2021 10:48 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: Five-for for Southee!

    Excellent bowling from Tim Southee this morning. He gets Axar Patel for his fifth wicket in the innings. The around-the-wicket angle troubles Axar as the ball angles back, forcing him to offer the shot. But the delivery straightens a little and caresses past the bat for Tom Blundell to take an easy catch.

    India 313/8 in 99 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 10:45 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Updates: Axar joins Ashwin

    The Indian spin-twins take the crease. Both are handy batters and the team management will hope for the two to forge a partnership and take India to within touching distance of 400.

  • Nov 26, 2021 10:41 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Score: India 310/7 in 97 overs

    Ashwin has come with aggressive intent, it seems. He slams Southee's final delivery for a four towards sweeper cover, cruising to 20 off just 17 deliveries.

  • Nov 26, 2021 10:34 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Updates: Iyer departs on 105

    A loose shot straight after drinks and Iyer is visibly disappointed. A great innings comes to an end. Southee bowls a length ball swinging away, Iyer goes after it but couldn't find the connection. He is caught at cover.

    India 305/7 in 96.1 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 10:32 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Score: Almost a wicket!

    Ajaz Patel could've had two wickets to his name by now. Tom Blundell misses a stumping chance against Ashwin! The batter goes for a big hit but completely misses the line as the ball kept low, and Blundell failed to collect it in time.

    Drinks on the field.

    India 305/6 in 96 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 10:27 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Updates: Spin into the attack

    Ajaz Patel replaces Kyle Jamieson at the other end.

  • Nov 26, 2021 10:25 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: 300 for India!

    Ravichandran Ashwin brings India's 300 with a boundary against Tim Southee. Ashwin is adopting an aggressive approach against Southee who has otherwise been New Zealand's best bowler in this session. Two successive fours, followed by a single.

  • Nov 26, 2021 10:20 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Updates: First since 2018!

    Iyer's Mumbai and Delhi Capitals teammate Prithvi Shaw was the last debutant for India to score a Test century.

  • Nov 26, 2021 10:16 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live: Ashwin comes to bat

    And he gets warned by umpire straight-up. Ashwin steps into the danger zone while taking a quick single and receives a warning.

    India 291/6 in 93 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 10:11 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Updates: Saha departs

    Tim Southee picks his second of the day. Wriddhiman Saha departs on 1. Southee sets Saha up nicely, bowling into him before putting a sharp outswinger. The wicketkeeper-batter nicks it for Tom Blundell, who makes no mistake.

    India 288/6 in 92.2 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 10:10 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Score: India 288/5 in 92 overs

    Iyer is dealing in boundaries. He slams his sixth in the morning and each one of them has come against Kyle Jamieson. 

  • Nov 26, 2021 10:05 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: 100 for Iyer!

    Shreyas Iyer scores his maiden Test century! What a magnificent innings from the debutant. Shreyas Iyer becomes the 16th Indian batter to score a Test century on debut.

    The batter came at a time when India were in a dire need of a partnership, and Iyer showed great composure throughout his innings to steer India's rebuild alongside Ravindra Jadeja. This morning, Iyer confidently took on Kyle Jamieson – majorly dealing in boundaries to reach three-figure mark on his Test debut.

  • Nov 26, 2021 10:03 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Score: Southee swinging it away

    Southee finding some nice swing in the air. However, his line against Iyer had been a little too wide outside off, allowing the batter to leave the deliveries with ease.

    India 282/5 in 90.4 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 09:58 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Updates: Iyer moves to 97

    He retains strike for the next over from Tim Southee, who has bowled three successive maidens including the wicket of Ravindra Jadeja. 

    India 281/5 i

  • Nov 26, 2021 09:56 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Score: Another four!

    Two successive fours! Slapped through the covers this time. Iyer on 96. Jamieson has had a quiet start this morning. Poor lines and lengths from the New Zealand – this one was fuller and wide outside off, and Iyer pounced on it to clear the covers.

  • Nov 26, 2021 09:56 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Update: Iyer moves into 90s

    Shreyas Iyer has been in great touch this morning. Fourth boundary for him in this session - all coming against Kyle Jamieson. Iyer gently pushes the delivery outside off behind the first slip for a four.

  • Nov 26, 2021 09:50 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Score: Iyer continues charge

    Shreyas Iyer continues on his impressive start with yet another boundary against Jamieson – this time behind point. He moves to 88.

    India 272/5 in 88 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 09:48 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Cricket Score: Wriddhiman Saha joins Iyer

    Saha, playing in his first Test since December 2020, joins Shreyas Iyer in the middle. He gets off the mark on his second delivery with an impressive flick at deep square leg.

  • Nov 26, 2021 09:43 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Updates: Southee strikes!

    First wicket of the day. Ravindra Jadeja departs on 50. The left-hander had been facing struggle with the around-the-wicket angle into him, and he finally succumbs to it in the third over of the day. A big inside edge tracks back at stumps as Jadeja departs on 50.

    India 266/5 in 87 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 09:39 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Score: India 266/4 in 86 overs

    Shreyas Iyer slams another boundary off Jamieson; this time behind square. Poor line from Jamieson as he keeps it short and wide outside off. All Iyer had to do was giving a slight push and use the pace of the ball. Iyer moves to 83.

  • Nov 26, 2021 09:37 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live: First boundary of Day 2

    Shreyas Iyer hits the first four of the day against Kyle Jamieson. A confident shot from the batter, as he flicks a fullish delivery onto the pads towards deep midwicket.

    India 262/4 in 85.1 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 09:33 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Score: Review in first over!

    Ravindra Jadeja troubled with the first delivery which angled back at him. Southee keeps his first four deliveries wide outside off before this one came back sharply towards the left-hander. However, umpire's call saves Jadeja. Maiden to start the proceedings.

    India 258/4 in 85 overs

  • Nov 26, 2021 09:28 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Updates: Players take the field

    Shreyas Iyer and Ravindra Jadeja return to the crease for the start of the first session on Day 2. Facing the new ball (only four overs old) will be a big challenge in the morning. Tim Southee to bowl first over.

  • Nov 26, 2021 09:19 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Score: Southee looks set to bowl today

    Tim Southee bowled only six overs in the final session, but it seems he is all set to bowl with the new ball in the morning.

  • Nov 26, 2021 09:16 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Score: Pitch Report

    Even though the cracks have opened up and roughs are visible, the slowness of the pitch will remain key and it would be a good day to bat, says Dominic Cork.

  • Nov 26, 2021 09:08 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Updates: Concerns over Southee's fitness

    Tim Southee left the field in significant discomfort during the second session of Day 1 but returned after Tea, bowling six overs in the final session of play. Southee's unavailability will further increase the burden on Jamieson as the Kiwis are playing with two seamers on this track.

  • Nov 26, 2021 09:01 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Updates: Players train ahead of 2nd Day's start

    The fog is still very prominent in the early morning hours as we approach the start of play.

  • Nov 26, 2021 08:55 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test: Shubman Gill returns and aces New Zealand test

  • Nov 26, 2021 08:48 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Updates: Not enough movement, says Jamieson

    Kyle Jamieson said after the game that there isn't much movement off the surface but is hopeful of the new ball troubling Indian batters early on Day 2.

    “Not a huge amount (of movement) going on. Found some swing early and it was up and down a little bit. Hardly played the last couple of months. Nice to get back onto the park. Hopefully the new ball swings a little bit in the morning and we can get them. India fraction ahead I think. We hung around pretty well. Need a good start in the morning.”

  • Nov 26, 2021 08:40 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live: Spinners not so effective so far

    The Kiwi spinners haven't been as effective as their pacers on the first day of the match despite getting significant turn off the surface. However, Rachin Ravindra did create some early troubles with his occasional sharp drifters, which would keep Jadeja and Axar Patel interested. Ajaz Patel, meanwhile, had to resort to bowl negative lines during the closing hours of play and was eventually reprimanded by the umpire.

  • Nov 26, 2021 08:29 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Score: Jamieson keeps impressing

    Kyle Jamieson may have been a bit rusty on Day 1 having bowled four no-balls during his 15.2 overs, but showed his quality yet again as he returned the best figures among New Zealand bowlers.

    In his short Test career so far, Jamieson has taken the most number of wickets against India (19 off 49 wickets). He was also the player of the match in the final of the World Test Championship.

  • Nov 26, 2021 08:11 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Score: Old guard faltering 

    Along with Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara also had a struggling year in the whites. While Pujara's record hasn't been as inconsistent as the Indian stand-in captain, his performances have been shaky by his otherwise high standards.

    Since the start of the year, Pujara has averaged 30.85 and is yet to breach the three-figure mark in 12 matches.

  • Nov 26, 2021 08:03 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Updates: Foggy morning in Kanpur

    Just another foggy morning in the north! Thankfully, the visibility is improving by the day.

  • Nov 26, 2021 07:59 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live: Rahane's form a concern?

    Ajinkya Rahane may have said ahead of the game that he is not too concerned about his form, but the skipper's performances throughout the year are a cause of worry. Rahane has scored at an average of merely 20.35 in 12 games.

    Matches: 12
    Runs: 407
    Average: 20.35

  • Nov 26, 2021 07:50 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Updates: Gill on opening

    "I have opened for my state team and India A. I have batted in the middle-order as well. There is a little bit of tweaking when you play as an opener or you play as a middle-order batter. It is more on the mental side of the things rather than the technique," the Indian youngster said in the press conference after the first day's play.

  • Nov 26, 2021 07:42 AM IST

    IND vs  NZ 1st Test Live: Century on Test debut (India only)

    So far, 15 Indians have scored a century on Test debut – the last being Shreyas Iyer's fellow Mumbai and Delhi Capitals teammate, Prithvi Shaw.

    Shaw slammed 134 on his Test debut against West Indies in 2018. The record for the highest score by an Indian on Test debut is held by Shikhar Dhawan (187, against Australia). Can Shreyas Iyer join the elite list?

  • Nov 26, 2021 07:37 AM IST

    IND vs NZ 1st Test Live Updates: Eyes on Iyer

    Shreyas Iyer had a shaky start to his innings as he barely survived being caught on a duck, courtesy of a miscued shot which eventually brought his first runs in Test cricket. However, he showed immense patience and grit alongside Jadeja to bail India out of a tough situation on Day 1. The Indian batter is only 25 runs short of a century on Test debut!

  • Nov 26, 2021 07:33 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live: Brief recap of Day 1

    Stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane had won the toss and opted to bat, with India facing an early blow as Mayank Agarwal was dismissed on 13. Shubman Gill (52), along with Cheteshwar Pujara (26), stabilised the innings in first session before the former's wicket in the first over after lunch triggered a middle-order collapse.

    Pujara and Rahane (35) failed to impress as both threw stong starts, but Shreyas Iyer and Ravindra Jadeja put an impressive stand to steer India out of trouble.

    For New Zealand, Kyle Jamieson starred with figures of 3/47, while Tim Southee took the wicket of Pujara.

  • Nov 26, 2021 07:27 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand 1st Test Live Updates: Day 2

    Hello and welcome to the live coverage of India vs New Zealand 1st Test, Day 2 from Kanpur. Shreyas Iyer and Ravindra Jadeja put India in control at the end of the first day and the team would want more of the same from the two batters in the first session today.

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Agarwal makes it count with unbeaten century, Patel bowls a sensational spell

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Why Ajinkya Rahane is not quite at home at home

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Indian skipper Ajinkya Rahane walks back to the pavilion after being dismissed on Day-4 of the 1st Test match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park International Stadium, in Kanpur on Sunday.(ANI )
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‘There’s a bit of Sidhu and Sehwag about him': Ex-IND, NZ players on Mayank

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'He didn't seek counsel. I imposed myself on him': Gavaskar's advice to Mayank

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IND vs NZ: Centurion Mayank Agarwal leads India's fightback against New Zealand

  • Agarwal remained unbeaten on 120 after completing his fourth test hundred to help India reach 221 for four wickets at stumps.
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2nd Test: Agarwal's 4th ton ends India's long wait against New Zealand

  • On Day 1 of the second Test between India and New Zealand in Mumbai, Agarwal peeled off the fourth century of his Test and international career to lead India’s batting at the Wankhede Stadium.
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'Common sense not so common': Former India cricketers react to Kohli's dismissal

  • Virat Kohli’s dismissal for a duck on Day 1 of the second Test between India and New Zealand in Kanpur drew mixed reactions.
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Afghanistan will face pressure from ICC over women's cricket: PCB chairman Ramiz

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‘Worst umpire I’ve seen': Twitter furious with 3rd umpire on Kohli's dismissal  

  • Virat Kohli was adjudged LBW on his fourth ball of the innings during the second Test in Mumbai.
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BCCI AGM likely to discuss fate of India's tour to South Africa

India are slated to leave for Johannesburg early on December 9 but as of now, there's lack of clarity on whether the tour is on, shelved or curtailed.
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