Published On: Mon, Oct 3rd, 2016

India clinch series with win over New Zealand at Eden Gardens

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An all round show by team India saw the hosts take an unassailable 2-0 lead in a 3 match series against New Zealand. Team India wrapped up the second test against New Zealand in 4 days to register a 4th successive series win under Virat Kohli’s capataincy.

Team India becomes number 1 test team

India today dislodged arch-rivals Pakistan to claim the numero uno spot in the ICC Test rankings following their series-clinching comprehensive 178-run win over New Zealand in the second cricket Test in Kolkata.

India pulled off a brilliant all-round performance to trounce New Zealand in the second Test to clinch the three-Test series with an unassailable 2-0 lead which also propelled them to the top of the ICC rankings.

Virat Kohli’s men wrapped up the series-deciding victory on the fourth day of the match after setting the Black Caps a mammoth target of 376 runs to chase.

India’s win over New Zealand in Kolkata has meant that it will be ranked number one on the ICC Test chart when it is updated at the conclusion of the ongoing series.

India’s top spot is guaranteed irrespective of how the third and final Test in Indore, which will be played from 8-12 October, pans out.

 

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