Zeenews Sports Bureau
Hyderabad: India 438, New Zealand 159 & 164/9 (f/o) I I Over 79.2
And it’s all over for the Kiwis. New batsman Chris Martin survived only for two balls. India have won the Test by an innings and 115 runs. It was a sudden collapse from the Kiwis who at one stage were 138/3 and were later all-out for just 164 runs.
India 438, New Zealand 159 & 164/9 (f/o) I I Over 79.2
And Ashwin takes his seventh wicket of the innings and eleventh of the match. It was a carrom ball and the ball took a leading edge from Boult’s bat and went towards slips where Sehwag completed a very good catch. India just one wicket away from victory.
India 438, New Zealand 159 & 160/8 (f/o) I I Over 78
New Zealand are in big trouble as they lost their eighth wicket. Ashwin gets a 10-for the first time in his career. India are now just two wickets away from a huge win.
India 438, New Zealand 159 & 138/4 (f/o) I I Over 65
Pragyan Ojha got rid of Kane Williamson who nicked a ball towards slips where Sehwag took a good low catch. Williamson played well for his 52.
India 438, New Zealand 159 & 105/2 (f/o) I I Over 48
Umesh Yadav got the breakthrough for India as he dismissed Brendon McCullum (42) thereby ending his 72-run partnership with Kane Williamson. McCullum played 130 balls and played a crucial role in the morning session for New Zealand.
India 438, New Zealand 159 & 77/1 (f/o) I I Over 38
Both McCullum and Williamson are playing well against the spinners. They are not scoring boundaries but are very careful in their approach.
India 438, New Zealand 159 & 59/1 (f/o) I I Over 26
Ashwin and Ojha have kept things tight from both the ends. Williamson scored a boundary off Ashwin in the 26th over.
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The play has resumed after a delay of two hours.
Good news. The covers are coming off, the rain has stopped but the conditions are overcast.
After rain shortened the third day’s play, the beginning of the fourth day's play between India and New Zealand has also been delayed.
The play was scheduled to begin at 9 am on Sunday, one hour ahead of the scheduled time but persistent raised caused a delay for the third day in a row.
First Published: Sunday, August 26, 2012, 09:32