IND vs NZ, 2nd Test, Stump Day 2: Ashwin and Siraj lead India’s comeback, Kiwis all-out for 62

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Team India is clashing against New Zealand in the second and final test match of the Test series.

India won the toss and elected to bat first and scored 325 runs in their first innings.

Ajaz Patel dismissed all 10 Indian batsmen. He grabbed 4 wickets in the first day and 6 in the second.

Mayank Aggarwal smashed a brilliant century and scored 150 runs.

Indian bowlers on the other hand ended the Kiwi innings on the score of 62 runs. Siraj gave Kiwis three early blows followed by Ashwin’s four wicket, totally crumbled the Blackcaps.

Kiwis bowled out on 62

Team India got bowled out on the score of 325 all to the courtesy of Ajaz Patel, who grabbed 10 wickets.

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Tom Latham and Will Young came to open the innings for New Zealand and Team India was looking for quick wickets.

Mohammed Siraj did that as he broke the opening pair in the 4th over itself on the score of 10. He dismissed Will Young on 4 of 9 balls.

Then he dismissed the Kiwi skipper Tom Latham in the end of the same over. He got out after scoring 10 runs of 14 balls.

Now Daryl Mitchell and Ross Taylor were on the pitch but the duo couldn’t last for long as Siraj dismissed Ross Taylor on the score of 1 in his very next over.

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Kiwi lost their first three wickets on the score of 17.

Axar Patel gave Kiwis their fourth blow on the score 27 as he took the wicket of Daryl Mitchell. He got out after scoring 8 runs of 11 balls.

Just before Kiwis could settle from the earlier blows, Ashwin gave them their 5th blow and sent Henry Nicholls back on the score of 7.

Jayant Yadav grabbed his only wicket of the match by dismissing Rachin Ravindra on the score of 4 in 15 balls.

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Then Ashwin striked again and this time it was Tom Blundell returning back to pavalion.

Ashwin sent back Tim Southee and Will Somerville on duck. Axar Patel dismissed Kyle Jamieson in the very next over and ended the Kiwis innings on 62.

Team India earned a 263 runs lead but instead of putting the follow-on decided to bat again.

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