Mohammad Yousuf attributes India’s woes in New Zealand tour to players' fatigue and brilliance of Black Caps attack
Pakistan's former star batsman Mohammad Yousuf has attributed India's recent Test series defeat in New Zealand to fatigue and brilliant effort by the home team's fast bowlers.
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The 31-year-old Kohli managed just 38 runs in the two Tests at an average of 9.50 in New Zealand. In the preceding limited overs series, he managed to score 180 runs including a half century, making it a forgettable tour for the India skipper.
India vs New Zealand: Tim Southee defends Virat Kohli's outburst, says he is very passionate, tries to bring out his best on the field
Kohli allegedly swore at Kane Williamson during animated celebrations after New Zealand captain's dismissal on day two of the second Test. India lost the game by seven wickets to go down 0-2 in the series.
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: 'Domestic overhaul, standarised pitches, unique skills', how Black Caps became formidable force at home
The New Zealand way of playing does not always look threatening, but in New Zealand, it can be deadly.
India vs New Zealand: 'Humbling experience', Twitter reacts to visitors' 2-0 series defeat as performance raises questions
New Zealand registered their sixth straight Test series win at home as they defeated World No 1 India by seven wickets in second Test to complete a series sweep
India vs New Zealand: 'We need to accept we were not good enough', concedes captain Virat Kohli after 2-0 Test series loss to Black Caps
Kohli said, 'We accept it upfront and if we have to win away from home, we have to do that. No excuses, just learning moving forward. In Tests, we weren't able to play the cricket we wanted to.'
India vs New Zealand: Kiwis win second Test by seven wickets as Virat Kohli's World No 1 side crashes to 2-0 series defeat
A solid 120 points took New Zealand's tally to 180 even as India stayed on top with 360 points courtesy their series wins against the lowly West Indies, depleted South Africa and a below-par Bangladesh.
India vs New Zealand, Highlights, 2nd Test in Christchurch, Day 3, Full Cricket Score: Black Caps win, sweep series 2-0
Latest Updates, 2nd Test, Day 3 India vs New Zealand: Jadeja comes in from the other end. Taylor collects a single off the first ball of the over, with Nicholls tapping the ball around for the next three deliveries without scoring a run. India decide to go for the review after an unsuccessful caught-behind appeal against Nicholls off the fifth delivery, and it turns out to be a front-foot no-ball that brings the equation down to just one run. Nicholls collects the winning single off the last delivery, as New Zealand win by seven wickets. The Black Caps thus register their 101st Test victory to complete a 2-0 series scoreline against the No 1-ranked Indian side!Well the Indian skipper decides to have a bowl now (wearing his shades while doing so), and starts off with a delivery that moves away after pitching wide outside off. Nicholls gets off the mark with a boundary off the fourth ball, steering a full delivery outside off through point. Just three more needed now.
India vs New Zealand: Premeditated and rigid footwork cause Indian captain Virat Kohli's undoing on sluggish pitches
It has been a horrible tour for Kohli with the bat but if he can captain India to a victory tomorrow, the deficiencies in his batting will be forgotten
India vs New Zealand: Ian Chappell says Indian batsmen must learn to temper caution and aggression to succeed against Kiwis
Chappell's opinion was in contrast to the view shared by Virat Kohli, who had said that being too cautious or wary wouldn't help the Indian batsmen
Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami help India claim slender 7-run lead but New Zealand bowlers claim six wickets on Day 2 to stay in hunt for series win
Here are the best moments from Day 2 of the second Test between New Zealand and India, played at Hagley Oval, Christchurch, New Zealand
The hosts have successfully kept the dangerous Kohli quiet throughout the Test series, as the India skipper failed to reach even 20 runs in the four completed innings
India vs New Zealand: Jasprit Bumrah says team doesn't play 'blame game' after batting lets visitors down on Day 2
Bumrah said he has faith in Rishabh Pant and Hanuma Vihari's ability to push the opposition hard on the third day even though it will be easier said than done
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.
India vs New Zealand: Visitors' attempt to play aggressive cricket undermined by costly errors of judgement
After India were defeated in Wellington, Virat Kohli made it quite clear that his batsmen needed to bat with more intent and clarity
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: Trent Boult says Hagley Oval pitch will offer more assistance to seamers than Basin Reserve Track
Boult also gave indications that Kyle Jamieson, after his match-winning all-round performance at the Basin, will be preferred over left-arm orthodox bowler Ajaz Patel