India hammered New Zealand by 372 runs to win the second Take a look at on Monday, regardless of the Black Caps’ Mumbai-born spinner Ajaz Patel making historical past with 10 wickets within the first innings.
Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin claimed a match tally of eight wickets – and three hundredth scalp on residence soil – because the hosts clinched the two-match collection 1-0.
High-ranked New Zealand, who began day 4 on 140-5 of their chase of an inconceivable 540, had been all out for 167 earlier than lunch in Mumbai.
Ajaz, a left-arm spinner whose title went up on the Wankhede honours board after his good 10, stood out with match figures of 14-225 — the most effective ever by a bowler in opposition to India.
New Zealand, who held on for a draw within the opening match, had been undone by their batting after Ajaz’s heroics.
They collapsed to 62 all out of their first innings and had been by no means within the chase in opposition to India‘s spin pressure.
Ashwin, who struck thrice within the ultimate session on day three, despatched again in a single day batsman Henry Nicholls, stumped for 44, as the ultimate wicket.
Jayant Yadav bowled Rachin Ravindra for 18, then struck twice in a single over and returned career-best figures of 4-49.
The primary cycle of the ICC World Take a look at Championship was received by New Zealand once they beat England in Southampton within the ultimate in June 2021.
For the second cycle, the factors system is revised. The cycle will stretch from 2021 to 2023 and in accordance with the brand new factors system, all matches will likely be contested for a similar variety of factors. There are 12 factors for a win, 4 for a draw, and 6 for a tie. That is totally different from the primary cycle the place every collection was value the identical variety of factors which was then altered resulting from COVID-19. The groups had been then ranked on the idea of the share of factors earned from the overall factors collected.
On this, every of the 9 groups will play six collection – three residence and three away. The groups will proceed to rank on the share of factors foundation to standardise the imbalance within the variety of matches performed by the groups.
Under is the up to date factors desk for the second cycle of the World Take a look at Championship:
With inputs from AFP