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Team India’s Road To World Test Championship Explained

New Zealand Beat India 2-0 

New Zealand Team

The whitewash against a strong New Zealand team was India’s first loss in their World Test Championship campaign. This loss hurt India’s chances in a big way to their chances of qualification with net run rate playing a crucial role along with total points. 

New Zealand beat India by 10 wickets in the first Test. New Zealand bowled out India for 165 and 191 in both innings. The Kiwi batters then scored 348 runs in the first innings to put India under pressure. Tim Southee was awarded player of the match for 9 wickets in the match.

In the second test, Kyle Jamieson took five wickets as New Zealand dismissed India twice (242, 124) and chased down 132to win the game in a canter. Kyle Jamieson was adjudged player of the match for his 5-wicket haul while Tim Southee was awarded player of the series for scalping 14 wickets.

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