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IND vs NZ | Still don’t know how to put the 10-for into words, it’s overwhelming, says Ajaz Patel

New Zealand might have gone down by 372 runs in the second Test against India in Mumbai – their biggest ever Test defeat in terms of runs – but Ajaz Patel’s historic 10-fer was a feat worth cherishing. The left-arm spinner is still trying to absorb his emotions after the landmark achievement.
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IND vs NZ | Virat Kohli has to wait patiently for a international hundred, feels VVS Laxman

Former India cricketer VVS Laxman has opined that Virat Kohli should wait patiently to end his century drought as he doesn't have any technical deficiency stopping him to score a hundred. Kohli’s last international hundred was against Bangladesh in November 2019 in a day-night Test in Kolkata.
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IND vs NZ | Not including Neil Wagner was a mistake from New Zealand, opines Aakash Chopra

Former India opener Aakash Chopra questioned left-arm pacer Neil Wagner’s exclusion from New Zealand XI in the ongoing second Test in Mumbai, as he reviewed first day’s play. Wagner, who is ranked sixth among Test bowlers currently, had not featured in the series opener in Kanpur either.
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IND vs NZ | To pick up four wickets on Day 1 is pretty special, reveals Ajaz Patel

New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel has revealed that picking up four wickets on Day 1 was special after the conclusion of first day’s play of the Mumbai Test. Patel further revealed that only half job was done so far as New Zealand has to look forward to get the last six wickets of the Indian innings.
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IND vs NZ | It’s the kind of stuff you dream about as a kid, says Rachin Ravindra after debut heroics

After playing a heroic knock and a match-saving partnership with Ajaz Patel on his Test debut in Kanpur against India, Rachin Ravindra has stated that it was the kind of stuff one dreams about as a kid. Ravindra scored an unbeaten 18 off 91, and helped New Zealand secure a draw on a tense final day.
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IND vs NZ | Not sure whether to credit New Zealand or call India unlucky, says Inzamam-ul-Haq on drawn Kanpur Test

Inzamam-ul-Haq wondered whether to credit New Zealand or call India unlucky, after the first India-New Zealand Test in Kanpur ended in a draw on Monday. The former Pakistan captain added that it was a disappointing result for India, as their bowlers allowed the visitors to bat through the final day.
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IND vs NZ | Reports: Rahul Dravid gives Rs 35,000 to Kanpur groundsmen for preparing sporting pitch

As per a PTI report, India head coach Rahul Dravid gave away Rs 35,000 to Kanpur’s Green Park Stadium ground staff for preparing a sporting pitch for the first India-New Zealand Test. The game went right into the final session of the final day, with India falling one wicket short of a win.
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IND vs NZ | Umpires made the right call regarding light, says Ajinkya Rahane after tense draw

India captain Ajinkya Rahane has opined that umpires made the right call to stop play due to bad light after playing out a draw against New Zealand in the first Test in Kanpur. Rachin Ravindra and Ajaz Patel saved the Test match for New Zealand playing 91 and 23 balls respectively on the last day.`
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IND vs NZ | Rahul Dravid is an absolute legend in the game and would like to pick his brain, says Rachin Ravindra

New Zealand all-rounder Rachin Ravindra has said that Rahul Dravid is an absolute legend of the game and he would like to pick Dravid’s brain. Ravindra met the India head coach during the 2016 and 2018 U19 World Cup when Dravid was coaching the India U19 team during the tournaments.
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Daryl Mitchell replaces Devon Conway in the New Zealand squad for Test series against India

Daryl Mitchell has replaced injured Devon Conway in the New Zealand squad for the two-match Test series against India, which is part of the World Test Championship. Conway injured his hand after getting stumped out against England in the T20 World Cup semi-final and is also missing out on the final.
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