Now just a few days are left for the final match of the India vs New Zealand World Test Championship to begin. Cricket fans around the world are getting excited for this match to be held in Southampton on 18 June. Both the teams are busy in their preparations for this match and will try to show their best performance in this match. While the New Zealand team is currently busy playing the Test series against England, the Indian team has also started practicing differently after completing their quarantine.
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The Test history between India and New Zealand is quite old and 59 Test matches have been played between these two teams. During this period, India has won 21 matches, while New Zealand has won 12 matches. Big innings are often seen in Test cricket and something similar has also been seen between India and New Zealand. Many Indian batsmen have scored the highest Test scores against New Zealand. In this article, we are going to mention the top 3 Indian batsmen whose names are the highest Test scores recorded against this team.
3 Indian batsmen who have scored highest test scores against New Zealand
#3 Rahul Dravid (222), Ahmedabad Test 2003
New Zealand, which came to India in 2003, played the first match of the Test series in Ahmedabad. In this match, Indian captain Sourav Ganguly won the toss and decided to bat first. The Indian batsmen proved their decision completely right with their brilliant batting. Rahul Dravid, who came out to bat at number three for the team, played a brilliant innings.
In India’s first innings, Dravid faced 387 balls and scored 222 runs with the help of 28 fours and a six. With the help of his innings, India declared their innings by scoring 500 runs in the first innings. Dravid also scored a brilliant half-century in the second innings and was also awarded the Man of the Match award for his excellent batting performance in this match.