Mumbai, 6/12: India won the two-match series 1-0 (India vs New Zealand) by defeating New Zealand by 372 runs on the fourth day of the second and final Test cricket match here on Monday. Chasing a difficult target of 540 runs, New Zealand’s team got out for 167 runs in their second innings. India had scored 325 runs in their first innings, in response to which New Zealand’s team was reduced to 62 runs. India declared their second innings at 276 for seven. The first test match played between the two teams in Kanpur ended in a draw. This is the 14th consecutive Test series victory of the Indian cricket team at home. At the same time, this is also India’s biggest win in Test cricket. Earlier it was 337 runs, which came against South Africa in 2015.
The fourth day of the match was in the name of Jayant Yadav.
The fourth day of the match was in the name of Jayant Yadav. He gave India four successes on the fourth day of the match. A success was given by Ravichandran Ashwin. On the fourth day, India needed 5 wickets to win. Jayant Yadav showed the way to the pavilion to Will Somerville, Kyle Jameson, Tim Southee and Rachin Ravindra. On the basis of this brilliant bowling of Jayant, India won the victory over New Zealand long before the end of the first session on the fourth day.
325 in the first innings and 276 runs in the second innings
After setting a mammoth target of 540 runs in front of New Zealand (IND vs NZ), India took five wickets on the third day and stepped towards a big victory in the second and final Test cricket match here on Sunday. By the end of the third day’s play, New Zealand had scored 140 for five in their second innings. India, who scored 325 in their first innings, declared their second innings ended at 276 for seven. New Zealand’s team was dismissed for only 62 runs in the first innings.