IND vs NZ: Watch - Jadeja started celebrating the wicket of Kane Williamson; didn't even look at the umpire


After whitewashing New Zealand in the three-match t20I series, India is looking to conquer the two-match Test series as well. The first test started on 25th November at Green Park in Kanpur. Shreyas Iyer made his debut in the match under the leadership of Ajinkya Rahane. 

Talking about the match, The stand-in skipper of team Indian Ajinkya Rahane opted to bat first after winning the toss. At the end of the first innings, India posted a good total of 345 runs on the board, with the help of debutant Shreyas Iyer and co.

Tom Latham and Will young give the expected start that the team needed from them. Both the batters added 151 runs partnership for the first wicket. However, Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel did the job quite well with the ball and scalped 3 and 5 wickets respectively.

Unfortunately, both Tom Latham and Will Young missed their hundred by 5 and 11 runs. Apart from them, the other batters didn't even cross the 30 run mark as the Indian spinners dominated them with the ball. The Indian pacers had a decent time on the field and will be looking to get back the flow in the second innings of the match.

Indian spinners ruling the match:

Wriddhiman Saha - Ravichandran Ashwin

With more than 50 runs in lead, Shubman Gill and Mayank Agarwal opened the innings for India. Shubman Gill who looked well in the first innings has failed to continue his form and returned to the pavilion with a single-digit score. Cheteshwar Pujara once again failed to convert his start and was dismissed by Kyle Jamieson for 22 runs.

Ajinkya Rahane and Mayank Agarwal followed him with the numbers 4 and 17. Even Ravindra Jadeja who scored a fifty in the first innings has failed to continue his form in the second innings and warmed the bench with a duck.

However, with the help of Shreyas Iyer's 65 and Wriddhiman Saha's unbeaten 61, India posted a competitive target of 284 runs for the opposition. At the end of Day 4, India managed to pick the wicket of Will Young for 2 runs. After that, on the final day of the match, Tom Latham and William Somerville provided the start for the side and scored 52 and 36 runs before returning to the dressing room.

Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor joined the hands but Ravindra Jadeja didn't let them build the partnership as he sent Ross Taylor to the dugout with a single-digit score. Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja continued to make the batters struggle and pick wickets at regular intervals.

Despite losing 9 wickets, New Zealand managed to draw the first Test against India. Ravindra Jadeja was the man of the moment when he removed the opposition skipper Kane William and didn't even look at the umpire after dismissing him.

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