INDvNZImage Credit: Twitter/ICC
Axar Patel's fifer powers India to bowl out New Zealand for 296, hosts 49 runs ahead
Kanpur/IBNS: A five-wicket haul by Axar Patel, backed by other bowlers, helped India to make a comeback in the first Test against New Zealand, who were bowled out for 296 on the third day of the contest here on Saturday.
Though the visitors were going strong, the New Zealand batters were tamed by Patel, who picked five for 62 including the wicket of Tom Latham, who missed his hundred by five runs.
Will Young, who scored 89, was dismissed by Ravichandran Ashwin, who picked three valuable wickets.
Apart from Latham and Young, the entire Kiwi batting line up collapsed, falling short of India's first innings total of 345.
Gujarat Titans-Chennai Super Kings faceoff in IPL 2023 opener today Fri, Mar 31 2023
AB de Villiers on Kohli: 'He was arrogant when I first met him' Thu, Mar 30 2023
Afghanistan spin great Rashid Khan back as No. 1 in MRF Tyres ICC Men's T20I player rankings Wed, Mar 29 2023
Bhutan: Thimphu hosts Jita Kyoei Judo Cup Tue, Mar 28 2023
Argentina's World Cup triumph yet to sink in: Lionel Messi Tue, Mar 28 2023
After India's appeal, ICC changes Indore pitch rating from 'poor' to 'below average' Mon, Mar 27 2023
MI upset DC to become inaugural WPL champion Mon, Mar 27 2023
BIMSTEC proposes establishing mega-game event, universities to better connect people Sun, Mar 26 2023