With the win, New Zealand were placed second in the ICC Test rankings. Coach Ravi Shastri said it was the best Indian team of the last 15 years. However, India won the Test series in England, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand, and Australia only.
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India’s highest opening partnership of 30 runs in four innings. The poor form of Captain Kohli was a blow to India. Kohli scored just 38 runs from four innings. Cricket lovers share the assessment that Rohit’s absence has affected the team.
The Indian paceman, who was hailed as the best in the world, took only 18 wickets in his innings. Meanwhile, the Kiwis took 19 wickets from Christchurch alone.
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First published: March 2, 2020