The result of the first match of the two-match Test series between India and New Zealand at Green Park in Kanpur will be out today. Today is the last day of the first match of the two-match Test series being played under the ICC World Test Championship. All three outcomes are possible in the match, but given the circumstances, India’s win is on the higher side. After the fourth day’s play, New Zealand’s score is 4/1, while the Kiwis still need to score 280 runs to win. At the same time, India are looking for 9 wickets.
Talking about this match, India scored 345 runs after winning the toss and batting first. This included a century from Shreyas Iyer, half-centuries from Shubman Gill and Ravindra Jadeja. At the same time, New Zealand’s team scored 296 runs in their first innings. In this way, India had a lead of 49 runs, while in the second innings, India were declared on 234/7 on the basis of half-centuries from Shreyas Iyer and Wriddhiman Saha. In this way, New Zealand has a target of 284 runs to win, in response to which the Kiwi team has scored 4 runs for the loss of one wicket.
Be ready for all three results of Kanpur test match-
Shreyas Iyer, playing his first match in the first match of the two-match Test series at the Greenpark Stadium here, and Wriddhiman Saha, who came out to bat despite illness, not only saved the Indian team, but also on the way to victory. Gave. Now on Monday, India need nine wickets to win against New Zealand. At the same time, the guests need 280 runs to win the match. Apart from this, the result of the match can also be a draw. In this way all three results can come in this match. However, Indian fans would like India to win.
New Zealand pacers Tim Southee and Kyle Jameson demolished India’s top-order, but first-innings centuries Shreyas took the second innings with Ravichandran Ashwin for the sixth wicket with 52 and Wriddhiman 64 for the seventh wicket. Strengthened the team by sharing runs. On the fourth day, the Indian team declared its innings by scoring 234 runs for the loss of seven wickets. By that time, the Indian team had a huge lead of 283 runs. The Indian team called New Zealand to play in the final session of the fourth day. The visitors lost one wicket after scoring four runs in four overs.
stumble in the beginning-
The Indian team, which took a vital 63-run lead over New Zealand on the third day of the match, stumbled in the first session of the fourth day. Team India got the first blow in the form of Cheteshwar Pujara (22), playing at the loss of one wicket for 14 runs. He was caught behind the wicket in an attempt to release Jameson’s bouncing ball. Captain Ajinkya Rahane got leg before the delivery of Ejaz Patel after scoring two runs. Ravindra Jadeja, who scored a half-century in the first innings, was lbw off Southee’s delivery for zero. Half the team returned to the pavilion for just 51 runs. It looked like the team would collapse but Shreyas (65), Ashwin (32) and Saha (61 not out) did wonders.
Saha’s blast despite injury-
Saha, who was not wicketkeeping due to a neck stiffness in New Zealand’s first innings, had to come out to bat. He added 67 runs for the eighth wicket with Axar Patel after a partnership with Iyer. Scored his sixth half-century of his Test career. He managed to play an innings of 61 runs in 126 balls with the help of 4 fours and 1 six. Saha returned unbeaten as the Indian captain declared the innings. This was an important innings for Saha’s career, as he was not able to score even a half-century for the last several years. Even while batting in this match, he had to take the help of physio several times.
Today the pitch will take the litmus test of the Kiwi batsmen-
Even before the start of the match, the Indian spinners walked nine New Zealand batsmen in the first innings on the Greenpark pitch, believed to be spinner friendly. At the same time, in the final session of the fourth day, R Ashwin conceded three runs in two overs to opener Will Young. On the final day, once again the spinners will be seen on the pitch.