India vs New Zealand 1st Test Day 1 Highlights – Feb 21, 2020
From 1955 to 2016 a total of 57 test matches had been played between India and New Zealand team. India won 21 of them and the New Zealand team got ten victories, 26 matches were drawn. From this India tour of New Zealand 2019/20, the First five matches won by the visitor team India. All of them were t20I’s. The Second three matches won by the home team New Zealand all of them were ODI’s.
Now because of the previous two series results, these two test match series become very important for both sides. Right now the India cricket team is the world’s no 1 ranked team and the New Zealand team is standing at number 4 position in that list.
Watch IND v NZ 1st Test Day 1 Cricket Highlights Videos today – 1st Test, ICC World Test Championship from Basin Reserve, Wellington Friday, 21-02-2020.
Here are some stats of T20I’s and ODI’s top performed players:
KL Rahul scored 224 runs in 5 t20i’s, C Munro scored 178 and LRPL Taylor 166. SN Thakur took eight wickets, JJ Bumrah 6 and IS Sodhi also took six wickets. From one-day internationals, SS Iyer scored 217 runs in three innings, KL Rahul 204 and HM Nicholls scored 199 runs. YS Chahal took six wickets in two matches, HK Bennett also took six wickets in three matches and TG Southee took three wickets.
New Zealand won the toss and will bowl first.
India team: Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant †, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah.
New Zealand team: Tom Latham, Tom Blundell, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling †, Colin de Grandhomme, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, Ajaz Patel, Trent Boult.
Match Timings: 22:30 GMT (previous day) | 11:30 Local
Umpires – Richard Kettleborough, Aleem Dar
TV Umpires – Michael Gough
Match Referee – Ranjan Madugalle
Reserve Umpire – Wayne Knights
Match number – Test no. 2385