India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli never crosses line between aggression and misbehaviour, insists childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma
Kohli is going through a rare lean phase in his career, but Sharma is unperturbed and feels that the Indian captain will bounce back. The Indian captain has had a disastrous Test series, as he could amass just 38 runs in four innings. In the whole New Zealand tour, he scored 218 runs with a lone fifty.
Bowlers, openers script New Zealand's Test series win after thumping India in second Test at Christchurch
Here are the bewst images from New Zealand's thumping Test series win over India.
India vs New Zealand, Highlights, 2nd Test in Christchurch, Day 2, Full Cricket Score: Visitors lead by 97 runs in second innings at stumps
Latest Updates, 2nd Test, Day 2 India vs New Zealand: Boult rattles the stumps with a vicious inswinger once again, this time dismissing Yadav for 1 with India losing their sixth wicket in the process. Out walks Rishabh Pant at No 8, and he gets off the mark right away with a single. A run and a wicket from the over, and that will be all for today.India crumble to 90/6 at stumps after yet another batting collapse, with Vihari and Pant batting on 5 and 1 respectively.
Pacer Kyle Jamieson star performer with ball as New Zealand earn plaudits on Day 1 of second Test against India
Check out the photos from day one of the second Test between New Zealand and India.
India vs New Zealand: You don't lose form overnight, Indian attack still 'world class, says Australian pace great Glenn McGrath
Former Australian pacer Glenn McGrath on Wednesday reposed his faith on the Indian bowling unit, saying it remains a "world class" attack despite India's 10-wicket loss in the opening Test against New Zealand.
India vs New Zealand: Black Caps pacer Kyle Jamieson expresses desire to transform into all-rounder after breakthrough debut
A specialist batsman during his formative years before shifting to fast bowling, New Zealand's imposing pacer Kyle Jamieson wants to transform into an all-rounder going forward.
India vs New Zealand: Bouncing back isn't a term we use, says Kane Williamson on victorious recovery after Australia debacle
The perfect execution of plans against India has pleased New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson, but he refused to term his team's 10-wicket win as "bouncing back" from their 0-3 debacle against Australia.
India vs New Zealand: We can't help if people make a mountain out of one defeat, says Virat Kohli after 10-wicket loss
After the 10-wicket defeat, Virat Kohli said: "For some people, it might be the end of the world but it's not. For us, it's a game of cricket that we lost and we move on and keep our heads high."
India vs New Zealand, Highlights, 1st Test Day 4 at Wellington: Southee, Boult lead Kiwis to 100th win
Latest Updates, 1st Test, Day 4 India vs New Zealand: That's it! Blundell with the winning runs! Flicked away through square leg to register 10-wicket win over the number 1 ranked Indian side. It is New Zealand's 100th victory in Test! A very special moment in Black Caps cricket history at the Basin Reserve. It is also India's first defeat in World Test Championship
India vs New Zealand: Would have preferred a deep extra cover fielder for Kane Williamson if it were up to me, says R Ashwin
India's Ravichandran Ashwin on Sunday said he would have preferred a deep extra cover for Kane Williamson from the start of his spell as the New Zealand captain has a tendency to hit off-spinners through covers.
All-round performer Trent Boult headlines satisfactory third day for New Zealand in first Test against India
Here are the best photos from day three of the first India-New Zealand Test.
India vs New Zealand: Trent Boult says targeting Virat Kohli with short balls was key to dismissing Indian skipper
Kohli made 19 off 43 balls before trying to hook a Boult bouncer only to be caught by wicket-keeper BJ Watling, providing New Zealand with an opportunity to close the Test match on the fourth day.
India vs New Zealand, Highlights, 1st Test Day 3 at Wellington: Rahane, Vihari dig in to guide visitors to 114 for 4 at Stumps
Latest Updates, 1st Test, Day 3 India vs New Zealand: Jamieson with the ball. He's bowling around the stumps, targetting Vihari with short stuff. The batsman is happy to let the balls got the keeper. He gets the bat to a short ball and it's in the air but falls short of leg gully. Replays show the ball actually hits the glove which wasn't holding the bat. And a four to end the day's play.
India vs New Zealand: Ishant Sharma defends Jasprit Bumrah, says it's 'funny' how people change perceptions after one innings
Ishant Sharma joined his pace partner Mohammed Shami in responding to those who have been critical of Bumrah's barren run that started during the ODI leg of the New Zealand tour.
India vs New Zealand: Tim Southee terms Rishabh Pant's run-out as a big turning point in visitors' innings
Pant, who started the day with a six in the first over suffered because of Ajinkya Rahane's poor call and India lost five wickets for 33 runs from that point. Rahane himself fell to Southee as he inside edged to the keeper trying to shoulder arms and late inward movement became his undoing.
India vs New Zealand, Highlights, 1st Test, Day 2 in Wellington: Kiwis score 216/5 at stumps, lead by 51 runs
India vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 2 Latest Updates: The umpires have called it stumps on day two owing to fading light in Wellington. Plenty of overs left in the day but umpires have checked the light it wasn't fit to play, looks like it was already belated decision, Virat Kohli is expectedly not happy with it but the right call has been taken. So, India have made a comeback late into the Test on a day that been largely dominated by the Kiwis, they still hold the advantage but a wicket or two early on day three and the equation will quickly change.
India vs New Zealand, Highlights, 1st Test in Wellington, Day 1: No play in third session due to rain; visitors 122/5 at stumps
India vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 1 Latest Updates: News coming in that play has been called off! The rain situation has gone bad so the final session will not take place.
India vs New Zealand: If we were to share No 1 Test spot with any team, it would be Black Caps, says Virat Kohli
Impressed by the good-natured New Zealand cricketers, Indian captain Virat Kohli says if his side were to share the number one ICC Test spot with any team, it will be the Black Caps.
India vs New Zealand: Black Caps' conservative approach against Jasprit Bumrah could be used by other teams, says Shane Bond
New Zealand's conservative approach against Jasprit Bumrah could become a template for other teams as they look to tackle the Indian pace ace who recently endured a rare wicket-less outing in an ODI series, reckons former fast bowler Shane Bond.
India vs New Zealand: Black Caps coach Gary Stead ‘really surprised’ by criticism over taking a break
New Zealand coach Gary Stead on Monday said he was "very surprised" at being lambasted for taking a scheduled break after the 0-5 T20 hammering his team received from India earlier this month.