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New Zealand came to India as underdogs. They were the second best in a drawn game against Mumbai, which gave early indications of the fact that they may struggle

India beat New Zealand by 197 runs in the first Test at Green Park in Kanpur. Cricwaves picks out some defining moments in the match

India put up a memorable effort in their 500th Test to claim an impressive victory in the historic match. It was not a flawless effort as India found themselves in trouble during the first half of the Test

Ravichandran Ashwin took six wickets to bowl out New Zealand for 236 runs in their second inning and by virtue of that India won the match by 197 runs.

Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja accelerated the run scoring in the post lunch session to give New Zealand a stiff total of 434 runs

When Ravichandran Ashwin trapped Kane Williamson lbw for 25 on day four of the Kanpur Test, he became the latest entrant to the 200-Test wicket club

Skipper Kane Williamson and Tom Latham hit half-centuries to lead New Zealand to 152 for one and frustrate India after a wicketless session to tea in the first Test on Friday.

India finished day one of the first Test at Green Park in Kanpur at 291 for 9. Here are some interesting numbers from the first day’s play

India went into the first Test of a long home season, against New Zealand at Kanpur, with the euphoria of the 500th Test surrounding them