After New Zealand dominated Day 2 of the first Test in Kanpur, India had the last laugh on Day 3 as the bowlers derailed New Zealand’s innings at Green Park. Coming in to bat again, Team India now have a 63-run lead.
The Men in Blue ended Day 3 after losing the wicket in Shubham Gill. The wicket of the batter brought up Kyle Jamieson’s 50th Test wicket. He’s the fastest New Zealand player to that mark.
Fewest Tests to 50 wickets for NZ:
9 Kyle Jamieson
12 Shane Bond
13 Chris Martin
Earlier, India spinners Axar Patel and R Ashwin were the picks of bowlers for India as they in total picked up eight wickets. Axar Patel became one of the only three bowlers in Test history to have taken a 5-wicket haul in each of the first 4 Tests.
More to follow…