India clean-sweeps three match test series against New Zealand

Posted on:12 Oct 2016 18:01:40
India clean-sweeps three match test series against New Zealand
12 October 2016 Current Affairs: India won the three-match test series against New Zealand, 3-0 on 11 October 2016. In the third and final test played at Holkar Stadium in Indore, India wrapped up the New Zealand innings at 153 in 44.5 overs claiming a huge victory by 321 runs.

The entire second innings of the visitors folded in just one-and-a-half sessions on Day -4 with an entire day remaining. The chief wrecker for India was R Ashwin who claimed 13 wickets in the match with six wickets in first and seven in the second inning. It was also Ashwin’s sixth ten-wicket haul in 39 Tests and 21st 5-wicket haul.

Series Report

1st Match : The match was played at Green Park, Kanpur between 22 September and 26 September 2016. India won by an innings and 197 runs. Ravindra Jadeja (India) was declared Man of the Match.

2nd Match : The match was played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata between 30 September and 4 October 2016. India won by an innings and 178 runs. Wriddhiman Saha (India) was declared Man of the Match.

3rd Match : The match was played at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore between 8 October and 12 October 2016. India won by an innings and 178 runs. Ravichandran Ashwin (India) was declared Man of the Match.

Player of the Series: Ravichandran Ashwin

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