Monday, January 17, 2022

India vs New Zealand: Interesting numbers and Unbelievable coincidences we witnessed in the second Test

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After the hard-fought draw in the first Test in Kanpur, India have managed to win big against New Zealand in the second Test in Mumbai. They have won two-match Test series by 1-0 and have overtaken New Zealand as the No 1 Test Team in the world.

India defeated New Zealand by 372 runs and Ajaz Patel took 10 wickets in the first innings as these two things headline the second Test.

Unbelievable coincidences we witnessed in the India vs New Zealand second Test

India – 1st Innings

  • Mayank Agarwal’s exact 150 runs
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  • Ajaz Patel’s 10 wickets
India vs New Zealand
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New Zealand – 1st Innings

  • Wicket taking patern (0,1,2,3,4)
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  • 0 over boundary
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New Zealand – 2nd Innings

  • Wicket taking pattern (04140 – palindrome number)

Interesting numbers and records created in the India vs New Zealand second Test

Largest victory for India (by runs):

372 vs NZ, Mumbai 2021*
337 vs SA, Delhi 2015
321 vs NZ, Indore 2016
320 vs AUS, Mohali 2008

Biggest defeat for New Zealand (by runs):

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372 runs vs IND, Mumbai 2021*
358 runs vs SA, Jo’burg 2007
321 runs vs IND, Indore 2016
299 runs vs PAK, Auckland 2001

Biggest Test wins for India vs New Zealand:

Inns & 198 runs, Nagpur 2010
Inns & 115 runs, Hyderabad 2012
Inns & 109 runs, Chennai 1956
Inns & 27 runs, Mumbai BS 1955
372 runs, Mumbai WS 2021*

Fastest to 300 Tests wickets at home:

48 M Muralitharan
49 Ravi Ashwin*
52 Anil Kumble
65 Shane Warne
71 Jimmy Anderson
76 Stuart Broad

Best match bowling figures in a losing cause:

14/225 – Ajaz Patel v IND, 2021*
13/132 – Javagal Srinath v PAK, 1999
13/163 – Sydney Barnes v AUS, 1902
13/217 – Merv Hughes v WI, 1988
13/244 – Tom Richardson v AUS, 1896

Best bowling in a lost Test match:

In an innings
10/119 – Ajaz Patel at MumbaiWS 2021
9/83 – Kapil Dev vs WI (Ahmedabad) 1983

In a match
14/225 – Ajaz Patel at MumbaiWS 2021
13/132 – J Srinath vs Pak (Kolkata) 1999

All images via Google

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