Earlier, New Zealand were bowled out for 216 in their first innings at stumps on the third day. He was the only batsman to score 348 runs in 100.2 overs. Colin de Grandholm (43 off 74 balls), Kyle Jaimison (44 off 45 balls) and Trent Bolt (38 off 24 balls) made heavy contributions to the Kiwis scoring board. Sharma took five wickets for India.
Wicketkeeper batsman J.B. New Zealand resumed their third day at bat in view of losing to Watling. Watling, who scored 14 off 30 balls, was dismissed by Jasprit Bumrah. With Ishant Sharma’s dismissal of Tim Southee as India added nine runs, India hoped to limit the Kiwis to within 250. Southee hit a six off 13 balls with the help of four.
The eighth wicket partnership, however, was the second best in the Kiwis innings. Grand Holm added his eighth wicket with Kyle Jaimeson, who added 71 runs. Jamieson struck 44 off 45 balls with four boundaries and a six. Vihara caught the ball off Ashwin. When the score reached 310, Grandholm returned. Ashwin also dismissed Grantham, who hit 43 off 74 balls with five fours.
However, the Kiwis added 38 runs for the 10th wicket. Earlier, Trent Bolt smashed 38 off 24 balls with five fours and a six. Ajas Patel was unbeaten on four off 20 balls. Sharma took five for 68 in 22.2 overs. Ashwin took three wickets while Bumrah and Shami took one wicket each.
Earlier, New Zealand were bowled out for the second day in a row by captain Kane Williamson’s performance. Williamson was unbeaten on 89 off 153 balls with 11 fours. Williamson completed his 32nd half-century in 93 balls with six fours. Williamson hit New Zealand in the third over with a third-wicket partnership of Ross Taylor (93). Openers Tom Latham (11 off 30), Tom Blundell (30 off 80), Ross Taylor (44 off 71) and Henry Nichols (17 off 62) were the other batsmen.
English Summary: New Zealand vs India, 1st Test – Live Cricket Score