SCORECARD | BLOG INDIA 122/5 at stumps on Day 1 vs NEW ZEALAND Indian batsmen with the exception of Ajinkya Rahane and Mayank Agarwal struggled as they scored 122 for 5 on the rain-curtailed first day of the opening Test against New Zealand on Friday. Thunderstorm followed by rain in the middle of the tea break washed out the final session. India ended Day 1 on 122 for 5 after New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson won the toss and elected to field at the Basin Reserve. The umpires decided to end the day's play after an inspection. Ajinkya Rahane and Rishabh Pant are batting on 38 and 10 respectively. For New Zealand, the 6 ft 8 inch tall debutant Kyle Jamieson was pick of the bowlers, taking 3 wickets for 38 runs while Tim Southee and Trent Boult got one each. UPDATE: Play has been called off. One full session has been lost on Day 1. STUMPS! There will be no further play on Day 1 due to rains #NZvIND https://t.co/wFkbJeSNyA … [Read more...] about India vs New Zealand 1st Test Highlights: Rain forces early stumps on Day 1, India 122/5 in Wellington
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The 6”8’ Jamieson could not have asked for a better start, picking up 3 for 38 in 14 overs and his prized scalps included two of India’s best long-form batsmen -- skipper Virat Kohli (2) and the dogged Cheteshwar Pujara (14 off 42 balls). … [Read more...] about India vs New Zealand: Debutant Jamieson rattles India’s top-order on Day 1, Ajinkya Rahane lone bright spot
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