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IndvsNZ, Kanpur Test: Jadeja helps India post 318 runs

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth SrivastavaBy Samarth Srivastava

Published on 23 Sep 2016 5:14 AM GMT

IndvsNZ, Kanpur Test: Jadeja helps India post 318 runs
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Kanpur: The last wicket partnership of 41 runs between Ravindra Jadeja and Umesh Yadav helped India to reach respectable total of 318 runs on the Day 2 of the first Test match of the three-match series at the Green Park stadium in Kanpur on Friday.

Jadeja scored quick 42 runs off 44 balls hitting seven fours and a single six while Umesh Yadav gave a proper support before N. Wanger dismissed him at a score of nine runs. Indian innings folded before lunch.

India lost advantage on Day 1:

  • India frittered away the advantage of winning the toss and batting first on a slow track of the Green Park stadium.
  • At stumps on first day of the first match of three-match Test series, Ravindra Jadeja (16) and Umesh Yadav (8) were at crease.
  • No big partnership was seen except a classy one of 112 runs for second between between Vijay-Pujara.
  • Pujara scored 62 runs at a good strike rate hitting eight fours in 109 balls knock.
  • Vijay had hit 65 runs.
  • Indian captain and Vice-captain Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane failed to create any impact after being dismissed at scores of 9 and 18 runs respectively.
  • Rohit Sharma, whose selection was a debatable one, was again a disappointment scoring 35 runs.
  • For New Zealand, Mitchell Santer and Trent Boult bagged three wickets each while others including Craig and Sodhi claimed single wicket each.
  • Wanger took two wickets.

The pitch is expected to take huge turn from Day 2.

Also read: IndvsNZ, Kanpur Test: India loses advantage on Day 1

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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