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First Test between New Zealand and India, Match Stopped due to rain

New Zealand and India Day 1: The match could not be started after the T-break due to rain. Batting first on the first day, India has scored 122 runs losing 5 wickets.

Kane Williamson and Virat Kohli, Trofi
Kane Williamson and Virat Kohli, Trofi (Pic source: Twitter)

In the first First Test between New Zealand and India in Wellington. New Zealand captain Ken Williamson first decides to bowl after winning the toss.

India’s top-order batsmen could not keep up with the fast bouncy pitch of the Basin Reserve and on the opening day of the first Test, New Zealand bowled India’s five wickets for 122 runs with the help of Kyle Jamieson’s superb bowling. The post-tea game could not take place due to heavy rain.

Rahane was playing 38 runs off 122 balls for India. Playing his first Test, Kyle Jamieson took three wickets for 38 runs in 14 overs, including valuable wickets of captain Virat Kohli and Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara. Indian batsmen failed miserably on the first day’s moist wicket.

Rahane has scored 38 runs in 122 balls. Rishabh Pant is playing for 10 runs. Mayank Agarwal scored 34 off 84 balls which was dismissed after lunch by Trent Boult in an attempt to pull the shot. Hanuma Vihari (7) became the victim of Jamieson.

Prithvi Shaw (16 runs off 18 balls), Cheteshwar Pujara (11 runs off 42 balls) and captain Kohli (2 runs off 7 balls) could not stay at the crease.

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