IND vs NZ 2nd Test Score Updates: Mayank Agarwal in action against New Zealand.© AFP
India vs New Zealand 2nd Test, Day 1 Live: Batting first, India opener Mayank Agarwal has completed his century in Mumbai Test and still dominating the New Zealand bowlers on Day 1. Mayank’s innings came at a very crucial time when wickets were falling continuously from the other end. Ajaz Patel is the only wicket-taker for New Zealand as he has taken all four Indian wickets till now. Earlier, Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara, who are going through a lean phase, failed to impress yet again as they both were dismissed for ducks. (IND vs NZ LIVE SCORECARD 2nd Test Day 1)
New Zealand Playing XI: Tom Latham(c), Will Young, Daryl Mitchell, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell(w), Rachin Ravindra, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, William Somerville, Ajaz Patel
India Playing XI: Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Shreyas Iyer, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Jayant Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj
India vs New Zealand 2nd Test, Day 1 Live Cricket Score Straight From Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Mayank Hits Another Boundary!
Mitchell to Mayank, FOUR to covers, excellent use of feet and he pushed his entire body weight to the cover direction.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 204/4
Another Good Shot From Saha!
Ravindra to Saha, FOUR to fine leg. Good use of bottom hand and he doing it from his first ball.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 198/4
Mayank Reaches His 4th Test Century!
Jamieson to Mayank, FOUR!! Yes he gets there- fourth Test hundred for the opener!! He got the chance to play when KL Rahul was injured before the series and use that opportunity very well.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 192/4
Saha Going Strong!
Ravindra to Saha, FOUR to fine leg. Saha has batted brilliantly till now and he is supporting Mayank well.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 186/4
Mayank 5 Runs Away From Hundred!
Ravindra to Mayank, FOUR, to deep mid-wicket. He is just 5 runs away from his 4th Test century.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 181/4
Excellent Cover Drive From Saha!
Jaimeson to Saha, cover drive and FOUR!! Excellent shot from Saha and he is making doing everything to stay in the squad for the South Africa tour next month.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 177/4
Saha Opens Account With SIX!
Ajaz Patel to Saha, stepped out and played to the line for a maximum. What a way to open your account!! A boundary after a long time for India.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 172/4
Fourth Wicket For Ajaz Patel!
Ajaz Patel to Shreyas Iyer, OUT!! Caught behind!! Fourth wicket for the Mumbai-born Ajaz Patel in Mumba Test. Iyer falls after a good start!!
Shreyas Iyer c Blundell b Ajaz Patel 18(41) (4s-3)
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 160/4
Local Boy Iyer Continue To Impress!
Ajaz Patel to Shreyas Iyer, FOUR, to backward square leg!! He is on the party too with Mayank and the local boy has impressed everyone with his top-class batting till.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 160/3
Mayank At His Best!
Somerville to Mayank, FOUR, to fine leg. Good shot again from Mayank!!
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 156/3
150 Up For India!
Somerville to Mayank, FOUR, to long-off. He moved to 80s now. After a very long time Mayank Agarwal is at his best in Test cricket.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 152/3
Wicketkeeper Fails To Collect, Ball Races Away To Boundary Line!
Somerville to Mayank, byes, FOUR. Second time we have seen in this innings that the ball raced to he boundary line after wicketkeeper failed to collect.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 144/3
Mayank Punishing Spinners!
Somerville to Mayank, for long-off for a maximum. Second SIX from Mayank and he is getting close to his hundred.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 140/3
Back-To-Back Boundaries From Mayank!
Ajaz Patel to Mayank, smashed away for another boundary in the same region. He is punishing the bowlers now.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 131/3
Excellent Batting Display From Mayank!
Ajaz Patel, stepped out and smashed away for a boundary to cover. He moved to 63 with that shot.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 127/3
Mayank Going Strong!
Another good shot from Mayank Agarwal to extra covers. Mayank has batted really well today and every time he scored a fifty at home he has converted that to hundred.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 120/3
Good Cover Drive From Iyer!
Southee to Shreyas, driving length and Iyer has played a beautiful cover drive for a boundary. First boundary post Tea.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 115/3
Welcome Back To Final Session On Day 1!
Welcome back to the third and final session of Day 1 of Mumbai Test match between India and New Zealand. India have lost three wickets in a quick succession in the first session but Mayank Agarwal completed his half-century minutes before Tea and he is going strong against the Kiwi bowlers.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 111/3
Day 1, Tea: Ajaz Patel’s Heroics Help New Zealand To Win Session!
Shreyas Iyer has played the last ball of the second session and it’s TEA on Day 1. India are at 111/3 after Ajaz Patel’s brilliant bowling in the last half of the session.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 111/3
50 Up For Mayank!
Rachin to Mayank, FOUR and fifty up for Mayank!! He has played brilliantly today and proved he is one of the best openers in Test cricket in India. The opener has a lot more to do.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 110/3
Mayank Nears Fifty!
Ajaz to Mayank, makes room for himself and smashed away for boundary to square of the off-side. Mayank is on 46 now!!
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 105/3
100 Up For India!
Southee to Shreyas Iyer, double and 100 runs are on the board now for Team India. They were at 80 for no loss and then Ajaz Patel brought New Zealand back in the game with his three quick wickets. Mayank Agarwal has lot of responsibility on his back now as there is no Rahane, Jadeja in this game!!
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 101/3
Confident Drive For Shreyas Iyer!
Southee to Shreyas Iyer, FOUR, drive and a confident one from the in-form batter. He has to do the job again for Team India like he did in the first Test match.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 99/3
Extra Runs For India!
Southee to Shreyas Iyer, byes, FOUR!! Extra runs for India and they need it right now to get the momentum back.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 95/3
11 Runs From The Over!
Ajaz Patel to Mayank, FOUR, to deep mid-wicket. Good use of feet from the opener!! Maximum and then a boundary!! Mayank moved to 40s now.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 91/3
Mayank Is Back!
Ajaz Patel to Mayank, stepped out, played with the turn for a maximum!! Positive intent from the opener.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 87/3
Virat Kohli Out On Duck!
Ajaz Patel to Virat Kohli, appeal for LBW and yes umpire has raised his hand. Virat Kohli is confident that ball has touched the bat first and yes has taken a review.
Review: 3rd umpire says he don’t have any conclusive evidence to confirm the ball had touched the bat first. The ball tracking also shows that it’s hitting the wicket and Virat Kohli has to go on a duck.
80/0 to 80/3- Ajaz Patel made his place count in the team
Kohli lbw b Ajaz Patel 0(4)
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 80/3
Pujara Fails Again, Dismissed On Duck!
Ajaz Patel to Pujara, OUT!! BOWLED!! Pujara departs on a duck and India have lost two wickets now. This was the second wicket for the left-arm spinner who is playing at his birthplace. New Zealand have made a strong comeback but its time for Indian skipper Virat Kohli to come.
Pujara b Ajaz Patel 0(5)
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 80/2
Ajaz Patel Removes Shubman Gill!
Ajaz Patel to Shubman Gill, OUT!! Caught by Ross Taylor in the first slip. That a brilliant delivery from the left-arm spinner!!Shubman Gill c Ross Taylor b Ajaz Patel 44(71) (4s-7 6s-1)
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 80/1
Somerville to Shubman Gill, FOUR to midwicket!! Two boundaries in two balls for Shubman Gill and he moved to 40s now.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 79/0
Latham Removes Fielder, Gill Hits Boundary To Extra Cover!
Somerville to Gill, FOUR to extra cover!! Gill was waiting to score in that area and when Latham removed the fielder in that area he has gone for a big shot. Good start for India till now.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 75/0
Gill Smashes SIX To Finish Somerville’s Over!
Somerville to Gill, goes for a big hit and yes he has got the result. First maximum from Gill. He is in 30s now.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 63/0
50 Partnership Between Openers!
Fifty partnership between the two openers. They have batted really well till and proved India have rich quality of openers in the pool.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 50/0
First Maximum, Mayank Goes Big Against Ajaz!
Ajaz Patel to Mayank, stepped out and SIX to long-off. First maximum of the match.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 45/0
Gill Guides The Ball In The Gap For Another FOUR!
Jaimeson to Gill, extra bounce and Gill played with soft hands. The ball landed safe in the gap and raced away for a boundary third man.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 39/0
Gill Hits Another Boundary!
Ajaz to Gill, stepped out, he has got the elevation and smashed away for a boundary to long off.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 34/0
Mumbai Born Ajaz Patel, Plays First Test Match At Birthplace!
Ajaz Patel was born in Mumbai and filed to New Zealand when he was eight-years-old. Today he is playing at Mumbai’s iconic ground as a Test player not for India but it’s always great feeling to play your first match at the birthplace.
Patel has given just a single from his first over.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 26/0
Special moment as Ajaz Patel comes into the attack for the 8th over in the city where he was born. Starts well too with just the one run off his opening over which was almost a wicket. India 29-0. Follow live | https://t.co/tKeqyLOL9D #INDvNZ pic.twitter.com/hhuL4S1CXC
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Another Boundary In Mayank’s List!
Jamieson to Mayank, FOUR to square of the wicket!! These two are on a very different mood today. They might be thinking that this could be their last opportunity to score runs to make their case stronger for South Africa series.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 25/0
Fourth Boundary In Last Seven Balls!
Southee to Mayank, to deep mid-wicket for a boundary!! Mayank has also joined the party with Gill now.
Fourth boundary in last seven balls and yes we are talking about Test cricket!!
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 16/0
Gill Start Strong, Hits 3 FOURS In 2nd Over!
Good execution and use of wrist from Shubman Gill for another boundary. Third boundary of this over from the young opener.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 12/0
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