INDvsNZ: 1st Test – India Manage To End Day 1 Strong

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INDvsNZ: 1st Test - India Manage To End Day 1 Strong
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India vs New Zealand 1st Test has taken off at Green Park, Kanpur. Team India has started the proceeding on Day 1 and they have posted a pretty decent total of 258-4 on board. Now Kiwis bowlers will look to pick those early wickets on Day-2 and they will look to gain the dominance and will look to get back into action. Let’s get into some more details of the game between INDvsNZ.

Here Are The Playing 11 of Both sides:

New Zealand (Playing XI): Tom Latham, Will Young, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell(w), Rachin Ravindra, Tim Southee, Ajaz Patel, Kyle Jamieson, William Somerville.

India (Playing XI): Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane(c), Shreyas Iyer, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav.

INDvsNZ: 1st Test – Day 1 Match Highlights

Team India has won the toss and elected to bat first and they have made the right choice – Looking at the fresh green wicket, it was a great track to bat on first. Mayank Agarwal and Shubhman Gill have started the innings for Team India and unfortunately, Mayank (13) has fallen short of a perfect shot and ended losing his wicket to Jamieson.

After that wicket, Pujara (26) and Gill had a good partnership but were not soo productive for Team India. Gill has played an excellent knock of 52 in 93 balls and skipper A Rahane (35) has not played up to the mark and ended losing his wicket to Jamieson.

Jadeja and Iyer took the game from then on and both played a few excellent shots. They made an excellent partnership in the 2nd half of the day and helped Team India to post a good total of 258-4 in 84 Overs. New Zealand pacers have bowled that excellent line and length deliveries and Indian batsmen have definitely found some tough time in facing the Kiwis bowlers. Now Indian batsmen will look to post a challenging 1st innings total on Day-2.
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