Stage Set For Ind Vs New Zealand 2nd Test At Christchurch's Hagley Oval
However, India will try to end the series in a 1-1 draw by winning the second test match. New Zealand had won the first match by 10 wickets. Both batting and bowling by India had been poor in the first test match. Several top batsmen of Team India had completely failed in the match and even captain Virat Kohli had failed in both innings.
Meanwhile, the two teams have not played any match at Christchurch’s Hagley Oval till now and they will face each other for the first time here. India has a very good record of playing test matches against New Zealand. Both teams have played a total of 58 test matches so far, out of which India has won 21 matches and New Zealand has won 11 matches, while 26 matches ended in a draw. The Kiwis’ record of playing test matches against India in New Zealand is slightly better. The two teams have played a total of 24 test matches in New Zealand, out of which New Zealand won nine test matches and India won five test matches, while 10 test matches ended in a draw. Both teams have played a total of 20 test series so far, out of which India won 11 and New Zealand won five test series, while four series ended in a draw. The two teams have played nine test series in New Zealand so far, out of which the Kiwis won five series and India won two series, while two series ended in a draw. India is currently ranked first and New Zealand is on the fourth spot in test rankings.
.@imVkohli on Wellington Test: It's a game where we didn't show enough competitiveness. We let ourselves down massively in first innings with the bat. You could say that toss played a good role in this test match but it's uncontrollable#INDvsNZ @IndianCricNews #BlackCaps pic.twitter.com/XD72X7hLQB— GoNewsIndia (@GoNews_India) February 24, 2020