India Wins Their 500th Test Match

India won their historic 500th Test with a resounding 197-run win over New Zealand and took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series at the Green Park Stadium at Kanpur (UP).

Ravindra Jadeja was adjudged as the Player of the Match for his five-wicket haul in the first innings and scoring an unbeaten 50 in the second innings. He also remained not out on 42 in India’s first innings total of 318.


India 1st innings: 318

New Zealand 1st innings: 262

India 2nd innings: 377-5 declared

New Zealand 2nd innings: 236 all out in 87.3 overs (L Ronchi 80, MJ Santner 71; R Ashwin 6/132, Mohammed Shami 2/18)

The second match of the series will start in Kolkata.