Team India tightened its grip on Mumbai Test by beating New Zealand for 62 runs, this was the second day


India vs New Zealand 2nd Test Day 2 Stumps: The second day of the second Test being played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai was in the name of host India. After scoring 325 runs in the first innings, Team India bundled out New Zealand for just 62 runs in their first innings. In this way, India got a huge lead of 263 runs. After this, Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara gave Team India a great start. By the end of the second day’s play, India’s score is 69 runs without any wicket. At the same time, his total lead has become 332 runs.

Mayank Agarwal 38 and Cheteshwar Pujara returned unbeaten on 29 at stumps. Mayank has hit six fours in his innings of 75 balls. At the same time, Pujara has hit three fours and a six in 51 balls so far.

In the second innings, India batted a total of 21 overs. During this, Tim Southee bowled five overs, Ajaz Patel 9 overs, Kyle Jamieson 4 overs, William Somerville two overs and Rachin Ravindra bowled one over. But none of the bowlers got the wicket.

New Zealand’s innings reduced to just 62 runs

Both New Zealand openers Tom Latham and Will Young, who performed brilliantly in the first Test played in Kanpur, were sent to the pavilion by Mohammad Siraj. Young 04 and Latham got out after scoring 10 runs. After this, Siraj gave the third blow to the visiting team by dismissing Ross Taylor. He scored just one run.

New Zealand’s team could not recover from these initial setbacks and lost wickets at regular intervals. The entire team of New Zealand surrendered in front of the Indian bowlers and could only score 62 runs.

Nine batsmen of the Kiwi team could not even touch the double figure in front of India’s deadly bowling. Only Tom Latham 10 and Kyle Jamieson 17 could reach double digits. R Ashwin took four wickets for eight runs for India. At the same time, Siraj sent three players to the pavilion for 19 runs. Apart from this, Akshar Patel got two and Jayant Yadav got one success.

India scored 325 runs in the first innings

India had scored 325 runs in their first innings thanks to Mayank Agarwal’s brilliant innings of 150. Apart from Mayank, Axar Patel played an innings of 52 runs. At the same time, Ajaz Patel did a wonderful performance for New Zealand. Ejaz took all 10 wickets in the first innings alone. With this, he became the third bowler in the world to take 10 wickets in an innings of Test cricket.

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