Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant help India limp to 122/5 after Kyle Jamieson's three wicket haul, on Day 1 of first Test against New Zealand
Here are the best moments from Day 1 of the first Test between India and New Zealand at Basin Reserve, Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor on Friday made history when he took the field against India in the opening Test as he became the first player to play 100 matches in all three formats of the game.
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, Test series preview: Trent Boult's return bolsters Kiwi pace attack while visitors look to continue dream Test run
With both sides evenly matched in their bowling attacks and given that the pitch will be a paradise for them, it might come down to who has the better batsmen. And here, the famed Indian batting might just have that additional edge, given their heroics in the WTC thus far.
India vs New Zealand: Ross Taylor says focussing on Jasprit Bumrah alone could create trouble for Kiwis during Test series
Taylor is only two days away from becoming the first cricketer to play 100 games across formats. Less than three weeks away from his 36th birthday, he has already competed in 231 ODIs and 100 T20 Internationals.
India vs New Zealand: 'Happy with what has happened,' Ross Taylor reflects on career ahead of record-setting 100th Test
Ross Taylor is only two days away from becoming the first cricketer to play 100 games across formats.
Ross Taylor says his form, fitness and motivation at end of 2020 will determine decision to play 2023 ODI World Cup
Ross Taylor will become the first cricketer in the world to complete 100 games across three international formats when he steps out for the first Test against India at Basin Reserve on 21 February.
India vs New Zealand: Fit-again Trent Boult boosts Black Caps' pace attack; Kyle Jamieson could debut in Wellington Test
Apart from Boult, left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel has been recalled for his first Test since the tour of Sri Lanka last August.
New Zealand selector Gavin Larsen says IPL has played a huge role in qualitative growth of country's cricketers
The decision to create a separate window for IPL has played a massive role in qualitative growth of New Zealand cricketers, feels former seamer and current national selector Gavin Larsen.
India vs New Zealand: Ross Taylor says mistakes make you grow as a person on cusp of 100th career Test
Only Stephen Fleming, Brendon McCullum and Daniel Vettori have played more Tests than Ross Taylor, who will only enter an elite club by playing his 100th Test in the series opener against India, beginning in Wellington on 21 February.
India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah only human, Shardul Thakur running out of time and other key takeaways from ODI series
India’s tour of New Zealand will enter its final leg a two-match Test series with honours even after two entirely one-sided contests, as the hosts redeemed themselves from a 5-0 pasting in the T20Is with a 3-0 sweep of the ODIs
Ross Taylor has been in-form scoring a hundred and a half-century as New Zealand took a 2-0 lead.
India vs New Zealand: Black Caps take unassailable 2-0 ODI series lead as middle-order flops for Men in Blue
Revenge as they say is a dish best served cold and on a chilly Auckland night, New Zealand defended a total of 273 by restricting India to 251 in 48.3 overs taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
India vs New Zealand: Will take confidence from the way we handled Indian spinners in Hamilton, says Martin Guptill
New Zealand opener Martin Guptill on Friday said his team will look to pump up the aggression against Indian spinners during the second ODI here on Saturday in pursuit of an early series win against the fancied visitors.
India vs New Zealand: Henry Nicholls heaps praise on Ross Taylor, Tom Latham for pulling off hosts' highest run chase in ODIs
New Zealand batsman Henry Nicholls said the ODI squad did not carry the baggage of the T20I side which was blanked by India and that reflected in its highest run chase in 50-over cricket.
India vs New Zealand: Ross Taylor goes big in an innings that may reverberate well beyond the Seddon Park fence
The effect of Ross Taylor’s continued good form has been that there is now a hero for young Pacific Island cricketers
India vs New Zealand: Fielding slip ups, Tom Latham’s sweeps, and more, where Men in Blue lost the Hamilton ODI
After a week of barely-believable bottling that allowed India to romp their way to the first-ever 5-0 clean sweep of a T20I series, the Kiwis finally got themselves going at home by making a winning start to the ODI leg at Hamilton.
India vs New Zealand: Shreyas Iyer attributes success to stint with India A team, says batting at different positions helped him
Iyer scored his maiden ODI hundred but India failed to defend a target of 348 against New Zealand in the series opener on Wednesday.
India vs New Zealand: Ross Taylor credits his 'experienced' ODI side for overcoming pressure situations in Hamilton win
New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor on Sunday said their ODI side can deal with pressure situations a lot better than the Twenty20 side and that precisely is the reason they could knock down a big target in the series-opener.
India vs New Zealand: 'Ross is the Boss', 'New Zealand fail to continue sequence of chokes', Twitterati hail Black Caps win in first ODI
Ross Taylor brought up his 21st century with an unbeaten 109 while Latham, deputising for the injured Kane Williamson, weighed in with 69 as the hosts chased down India’s imposing 347-4, passing the target with almost two overs to spare.