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India clinch series against New Zealand, reclaim No 1 Test ranking

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli gestures during the match as India is likely to get the number one ranking amongst test teams after defeating New Zealand in two consecutive test matches, in Kolkata, India, Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. AP

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli gestures during the match as India is likely to get the number one ranking after defeating New Zealand in two consecutive Test matches, in Kolkata. AP

India cricketer Wriddhiman Saha celebrate his 50 run with Mohammed Shami during 4th day India vs New Zealand 2nd Test match at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Monday. PTI Photo by Ashok Bhaumik(PTI10_3_2016_000031B)

India cricketer Wriddhiman Saha celebrate his 50 run with Mohammed Shami on the fourth day of India vs New Zealand 2nd Test match at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Monday. PTI

Indian players celebrate the fall of a wicket on the fourth day of the second Test match against New Zealand at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Monday. PTI Photo by Ashok Bhaumik (PTI10_3_2016_000063B)

Indian players celebrate the fall of a wicket on the fourth day of the second Test match against New Zealand. PTI

New Zealand's Tom Latham raises his bat after completing his half-century, on the fourth day of the second cricket test match against India in Kolkata, India, Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. AP

New Zealand's Tom Latham raises his bat after completing his half-century. AP

Indian bowler R Ashwin with skipper Virat Kohli celebrates a wicket during the 4th day of 2nd Test Match against New Zealand at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Monday. PTI Photo by Ashok Bhaumik (PTI10_3_2016_000064B)

Indian bowler R Ashwin with captain Virat Kohli celebrates taking a wicket. PTI

Indian bowler Mohammed Shami successfully appeals for the wicket of New Zealand's Mitchell Santner, left, on the fourth day of the second cricket test match in Kolkata, India, Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. AP

Indian bowler Mohammed Shami successfully appeals for the wicket of New Zealand's Mitchell Santner. AP

Indian bowler Mohammed Shami celebrates with captain Virat Kohli after taking the wicket of New Zealand's Mitchell Santner, right, on the fourth day of the second cricket test match in Kolkata, India, Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. AP

Indian bowler Mohammed Shami celebrates with captain Virat Kohli after taking the wicket of New Zealand's Mitchell Santner. AP

Indian players celebrate the fall of a wicket on the fourth day of the second Test match against New Zealand at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Monday. PTI Photo by Ashok Bhaumik(PTI10_3_2016_000074B)

Indian players celebrate the fall of a wicket on the fourth day of the second Test match against New Zealand at Eden Gardens. Indian won the second Test by 178 runs.PTI


Published Date: Oct 03, 2016 19:34 PM | Updated Date: Oct 03, 2016 19:34 PM

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