Mayank scored 58 for India, Kohli scored 19 runs; Trent Boult took 3 wickets
Indian team scored 165 runs in first innings, New Zealand all out for 348 runs
Dainik BhaskarFeb 24, 2020, 03:57 AM IST Sports Desk. The first match of the two-Test series between India and New Zealand is being played in Wellington. Ajinkya Rahane and Hanuma Vihari are at the crease in India's second innings on Sunday on the fourth day of the match. Earlier, New Zealand's Trent Boult dismissed Prithvi Shaw for 14, Cheteshwar Pujara for 11 and Virat Kohli for 19. Prithvi was caught out by Tom Latham as the first wicket. While Pujara was clean bowled by Bolt. Kohli was caught by wicketkeeper BJ Watling. Another wicket was taken by Tim Southee. He caught Mayank caught by Watling on his ball.
Earlier, the New Zealand team scored a big score of 348 on the third day itself. Team captain Kane Williamson scored the most 89, Ross Taylor 44, Kyle Jamison 44 and Colin de Grandhom 43. Ishant Sharma took 5 wickets. While Ravichandran Ashwin took 3, while Mohammed Shami and Jaspreet Bumrah took 1-1 wickets.
India scored 165 in the first innings, the Indian team started playing at 122 for 5 at the beginning of the second day of the match. Ajinkya Rahane 46, Mayank Agarwal 34, Mohammed Shami 21 and Rishabh Pant 19 scored for the team. At the same time, New Zealand's Tim Southee and Kyle Jamison, playing their first match, took 4-4 wickets. Rahane hit 5 fours in his 138-ball innings. Shami shared a 22-run partnership for the 9th wicket with Ishant. In the match, New Zealand won the toss and decided to bowl first.
Fielding first under Kohli's captaincy, he did not win. Under Kohli's captaincy, Team India has not won a single match while fielding first abroad. They have lost 8 out of 11 matches, while 3 matches have been drawn. Batting first, on the other hand, won 13 of 16 bouts. 1 loser.
India: Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami and Jaspreet Bumrah.
New Zealand: Tom Latham, Tom Blendall, Kane Williamson (captain), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling, Colin de Grandholm, Kyle Jamison, Tim Southee, Ejaz Patel and Trent Boult.