The Indian cricket team is going to play the second test match against New Zealand from Friday at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The last Test match between the two countries was played at this ground in the year 1988. After 32 years of that, now both the teams are going to clash once again on this ground. The first Test match between the two countries was played on this ground in the year 1976. India were defeated by 162 runs in the first test match, while in the second test match (1988), visiting team New Zealand won the match by 136 runs. That is, both the teams have faced each other twice on this ground and both the teams have won one match each.
Team India’s Test Record at Wankhede Stadium:
India played its first Test match at the Wankhede Stadium in 1975 against the West Indies, in which Team India was defeated by 201 runs. Team India has played a total of 25 test matches so far at this ground. In these, the Indian cricket team has won 11 times, while it has lost 7 matches, while 7 matches have ended in a draw. That is, the record of Team India here has been very good.
In the last match played by New Zealand’s team at this ground, it won by 136 runs and in such a situation, Kane Williamson’s team will definitely take inspiration from that victory and try their best to give a tough fight to India. By the way, here India got its last defeat in the Test at the hands of England in the year 2006 and after that India did not get defeat. In 2011, India played a draw against the West Indies here, while in 2012 they defeated England by 10 wickets. After this, in the year 2013, the West Indies were defeated by an innings and 126 runs, while in the year 2016, they defeated England by an innings and 36 runs.