Live cricket score India vs New Zealand, IND vs NZ, 1st Test, Day 2, Basin Reserve, Wellington, February 22 Match Time

Hello and welcome to our live blog of day two of the 1st Test between India and New Zealand at the Basin Reserve Wellington. On day one New Zealand gained the upper hand, leaving India at 122/5 before rain forced early stumps. Kyle Jamieson had a dream debut picking up three wickets. The young, tall fast bowler took out key wickets of Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli and Hanuma Vihari by tea, after which play could not resume due to a strong spell of shower, On an extremely windy day, Kane Williamson hit the bull’s eye when he asked India to bat under overcast skies. India found it tough to score against New Zealand pacers, especially in the second session, where they could only score 43 runs from 27 overs.Also Read - India Women vs New Zealand Women Hockey Highlights: Savita Punia Stars As IND Beat NZ 2-1 In Penalty Shoot-out To Win Bronze

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Live Updates

  • 11:43 AM IST

    STUMPS ON DAY 2! Right after Jasprit Bumrah’s first delivery of the 72nd over of NZ innings, the on-field umpires reckon that the light isn’t good enough for the play to continue. Bails have been drawn. Bad light forces early stumps. New Zealand 216/5, lead India by 51 runs

  • 11:33 AM IST

    WICKET! The relentless Ashwin strikes as he has Henry Nicholls caught by captain Virat Kphli at second slip. The lefty cam forward only to edge and be caught on 17 off 62. India are hitting back after conceding the first-innings lead. Score 207/5, lead by 42 runs

  • 11:25 AM IST

    With a four off Mohammed Shami, Henry Nicholls brings up New Zealand’s 200.

  • 11:04 AM IST

    BJ Waling walks in to join Henry Nicholls

  • 11:03 AM IST

    WICKET! A big, big wicket for India as they have finally dislodged New Zealand captain Kane Williamson on 89. He cannot believe what has happened. A half-volley and Williamson drives it to cover where Jadeja (substitute) accepts a relatively easy catch. Mohammed Shami with the breakthrough. Score 185/4, lead by 20 runs

  • 10:34 AM IST

    India vs New Zealand Live 2020: The scoring-rate has dipped since the departure of Ross Taylor. Indian bowlers are testing the New Zealand batsmen now. Pace in Ishant from one and and spin in Ashwin from the other currently in operation at the Basin Reserve. Score 171/3, lead by 6 runs

  • 10:15 AM IST

    WICKET! Ishant Sharma makes the breakthrough for the third time today. Extra bounce and Ross Taylor is caught off-guard and the ball balloons towards square leg fielder where Cheteshwar Pujara accepts an easy catch. Taylor scored 44 off 71. Ishant has taken his third wicket of the innings. Score 166/3 in 52.1 overs

  • 10:12 AM IST

    New Zealand in the lead now. Williamson and Taylor continue to be fluent in this final session of the second day’s play as the hosts have taken the lead now. Score 166/2 in 51.4 overs

  • 9:55 AM IST

    IND vs NZ Live Score: With a classy four through covers, Kane Williamson takes the score past 150-run mark. The hosts have begun this session in ominous fashion with Williamson having added four more boundaries to his total since resumption while Taylor has hit three fours so far in this period of play. Score 152/2 in 48 overs

  • 9:29 AM IST

    FIFTY for Kane Williamson – the New Zealand captain reaches the milestone with a four off R Ashwin. This is his 32nd half-century in Test cricket.