Saha shines again as India win series: 2nd Test, Day 4 (Kolkata)

Keeper Wriddhiman Saha (58*) scored his second half-century of the game to extend India's lead before they bowled out New Zealand for 197 to take a 2-0 lead in the 3 match series. India also claimed the No 1 Test ranking with this win.

New Zealand were left chasing 376 for victory, but were bowled out after Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja took three wickets each.

India 316 (Pujara 87, Rahane 77, Saha 54*, Henry 3-46) and 263 (Rohit 82, Saha 58*, Boult 3-38, Henry 3-59, Santner 3-60) beat New Zealand 204 (Bhuvneshwar 5-48) and 197 (Latham 74, Jadeja 3-41, Shami 3-46, Ashwin 3-82) by 178 runs.

Oct 2016


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