India Wins 500 Test

  • Historic Feat At Kanpur
  • Series against New Zealand wrapped up 1-0.

Kanpur: India triumphed in its 500th test at Green Park here on Monday against New Zealand. New Zealand was all out in its second innings at 236 runs. Earlier India declared its second innings at 377/5. India and New Zealand made 317 and 262 respectively in their first innings.

Indian spinners brought laurels for India by winning the Queen Centennial test by 197 runs. Aswin bagged nine wickets in this match. He reached a milestone when he joined the league of fastest wicket takers. He became the second fastest bowler to get 200 test wickets.

India won the three-test series 1-0 against India. India cannot boast of a bright record when it comes to winning test matches against New Zealand. Of the 55 total test matches played against New Zealand and India could win only 19. However, Indian performance against New Zealand and all other countries had improved in recent years.

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