IND vs NZ Test series: Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor two BIG threats but R Ashwin equal to the challenge- check details

IND vs NZ Test series: Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor two BIG threats but R Ashwin equal to the challenge- check details
IND vs NZ Test series: Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor two BIG threats but R Ashwin equal to the challenge- check details

IND vs NZ Test series: The 2-match series between India and New Zealand begins tomorrow at Green Park, Kanpur. While the host will start as favourites, two New Zealand players – Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor – will be the biggest threat to the Indian side. Both the Kiwi batters are good players of spin – which will be India’s main weapon in the armory in home condition. However, India does have a silver lining in the name of R Ashwin in their ranks. Follow InsideSport.in for more updates

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IND vs NZ Test series: Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor two BIG threats but R Ashwin equal to the challenge- check details

Kane Williamson & Ross Taylor vs India:

  • Both Williamson and Taylor have amassed 800+ runs against India in Test cricket
  • Both the Kiwi batter average more than 30+ against India
  • Williamson has scored 829 runs against India, including 2 hundred and 5 fifties
  • Taylor has amassed 870 runs against India, including 3 hundred and 1 fifty

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India’s trump card – R Ashwin: Ashwin has been one premier spinners for India especially in Test cricket. He was the leading wicket-taker when England toured India during Feb-March in 2021, picking up 32 wickets in 4 matches. Against New Zealand, Ashwin has picked up 52 wickets in 7 Tests, including 5 each dismissal of Williamson and Ross Taylor.

R Ashwin vs Williamson – 5 wickets, 270 balls:

  • Ashwin has dismissed Kane Williamson 5 times in Test cricket
  • He dismissed Williamson 4 times when New Zealand last played Test series in India in 2016
  • Ashwin dismissed Williamson in both innings in Kanpur Test & Indore Test in the 2016 Test series

R Ashwin vs Taylor – 5 wickets, 205 balls:

  • Ashwin has an impressive record against Ross Taylor also
  • Like Williamson, Ashwin has dismissed Taylor 5 times in Test cricket
  • He dismissed Taylor once in Kanpur & Kolkata Test & twice in Indore Test during the 2016 series

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IND vs NZ Test series: Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor two BIG threats but R Ashwin equal to the challenge- check details


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