Monday, January 17, 2022

IND vs NZ Stat Wrap-up: Virat Kohli only player with 50 wins in each format, Ashwin completes 300 Test wickets in India

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IND vs NZ Stat Wrap-up: It took less than one hour for India to take the remaining 5 wickets against New Zealand on Monday and hand vistors a 372-run defeat in the second Test in Mumbai to seal the series 1-0. The win has marked a flurry of records for India. Follow IND vs NZ Live on InsideSport.IN. 

IND vs NZ Stat Wrap-up: Virat Kohli only captain with 50 wins in each format, Ashwin completes 300 Test wickets in India 

The India team has now win 14 Test series at home on the trot. Last time India lost a Test series in their  own backyard was in 2013. Further, India have now won each of the 11 Test series that they have played under the captaincy of Virat Kohli at home.

Virat Kohli achieved a major milestone with the big win in the 2-Test series which had seen New Zealand play an enthralling draw in Kanpur. The 33-year-old talismanic cricketer has now won at least 50 matches as a player in each format of the game.

The Test series also saw a lot of milestones being achieved by off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin – the third highest wicket-taker for India in the Test format now. The 35-year-old had yesterday become the only player to take 50 or more wickets in 2021.

Ashwin grabbed the last wicket on Monday morning which saw him become the only bowler after Anil Kumble to take 300 or more wickets in India.

Most Tests wickets in India:
350 Anil Kumble
300 Ravi Ashwin*
265 Harbhajan Singh
219 Kapil Dev

Here are some of the other major stats after India’s major series win which you need to know: 

Largest victory for India (by runs):
372 vs NZ, Mumbai 2021*
337 vs SA, Delhi 2015
321 vs NZ, Indore 2016
320 vs AUS, Mohali 2008

Biggest defeat for New Zealand (by runs):
372 runs vs IND, Mumbai 2021*
358 runs vs SA, Jo’burg 2007
321 runs vs IND, Indore 2016
299 runs vs PAK, Auckland 2001

Biggest Test wins for India vs New Zealand:
Inns & 198 runs, Nagpur 2010
Inns & 115 runs, Hyderabad 2012
Inns & 109 runs, Chennai 1956
Inns & 27 runs, Mumbai BS 1955
372 runs, Mumbai WS 2021*

Fastest to 300 Tests wickets at home:48 M Muralitharan
49 Ravi Ashwin*
52 Anil Kumble
65 Shane Warne
71 Jimmy Anderson
76 Stuart Broad

Best match bowling figures in a losing cause:
14/225 – Ajaz Patel v IND, 2021*
13/132 – Javagal Srinath v PAK, 1999
13/163 – Sydney Barnes v AUS, 1902
13/217 – Merv Hughes v WI, 1988
13/244 – Tom Richardson v AUS, 1896

Best bowling in a lost Test match
In an innings
10/119 – Ajaz Patel at MumbaiWS 2021
9/83 – Kapil Dev vs WI (Ahmedabad) 1983

In a match
14/225 – Ajaz Patel at MumbaiWS 2021
13/132 – J Srinath vs Pak (Kolkata) 1999

Dec, 2020: India registered their worst ever performance in Test cricket. (36 all-out)

Dec, 2021: India registered their best ever performance in Test cricket. (372 runs win margin)

Moreover, New Zealand have not won a Test series in India in their 12 attempts. Last they won a Test match in India was way back 1988 at Wankhede. This is India’s fourth consecutive Test series win at home against New Zealand.

IND vs NZ Stat Wrap-up: Virat Kohli only captain with 50 wins in each format, Ashwin completes 300 Test wickets in India

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