IND v NZ 2nd Test : Dominant India claim the series

Tags: New Zealand tour of India, 2016, India, New Zealand, India Vs New Zealand 2nd Test at Kolkata, Sep 30- Oct 04, 2016

Published on: Oct 03, 2016

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India won the 2nd Test match by 178 runs and lead the series with 2-0, they move to No.1 spot in the ICC Test Rankings.

India 316/10 and 263/10 New Zealand: 203/10 and 197/10

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India ended Day 1 at 239 runs for the loss of 7 wickets.Saha and Jadeja are at the crease.Matt Henry took three wickets while Jeetan Patel took two on his comeback for the visitors.

Virat Kohli the indian skipper won the toss and chose to bat first in Eden Gardens test. India made Couple of changes in the squad, Shikhar Dhawan replaces KL Rahul and Bhuvneshwar replaces Umesh Yadav, on the other hand New zealand made three changes Jeetan Patel is back, replaces Ish Sodhi, Henry Nicholls is in for Kane Williamson and extra seamer in Matt Henry


India team: Rohit Sharma, V Kohli, WP Saha, Murali Vijay, Ravindra Jadeja, CA Pujara, AM Rahane, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Shikhar Dhawan

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