With 360 points, India are at the top of the pile, followed by Australia (296) and New Zealand (180) in that order.
Stumps, Day 2: India 242 (Vihari 55, Shaw 54, Pujara 54; Jamieson 5/45) and 90/6 (Pujara 24; Boult 3/12) lead New Zealand 235 (Latham 52; Shami 4/81, Bumrah 3/62) by 97 runs.
The last time New Zealand whitewashed India was in 2002-03. As with the ongoing series, this was also a 2-Test affair played in New Zealand.
Hagley Oval dates back to 1867, though it had never hosted a Test till 2014-15. Lancaster Park acted as Christchurch's primary ground till it was damaged during the 2011 earthquake.
Less than a week after a 10-wicket thrashing at Basin Reserve, Wellington, India will take field at Seddon Park, Hamilton, to level the 2-Test series against New Zealand. Given India’s record in New Zealand (a solitary Test win in the last 44 years) and how they performed in the first Test, that seems unlikely at […]
India faced their first defeat, while New Zealand rose to fifth place. A win at Seddon Park will take New Zealand to third spot.
Stumps, Day 3: India 165 (Rahane 46; Jamieson 4/39, Southee 4/49) and 144/4 (Agarwal 58; Boult 3/27) trail New Zealand 348 (Williamson 89; Ishant 5/68, Ashwin 3/99) by 39 runs.
Having played 99 Tests, 231 ODIs, and 100 T20Is, Ross Taylor is on the verge of creating a world record by becoming the first to play a hundred matches in each format.
Basin Reserve is the only ground in the country with a Historic Place Status. It dates back to 1868, can host 11,600 people, serves as the home for Wellington, and has also hosted rugby and AFL.
Pakistan are now 6 points behind third-placed England, while a winless Bangladesh occupy the last spot.