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VIDEO: Kiwi batsman was not out even after being clean bowled, Captain Kohli along with Ashwin was also surprised


Highlights

  • Henry Nicholls is frozen at the crease after scoring 36 runs
  • Kiwi team still needs 400 runs to win
  • India dropped 5 wickets for 140 runs in New Zealand’s second innings

Mumbai
The Indian cricket team is very close to winning the Mumbai Test against New Zealand (IND vs NZ 2nd Test). The hosts have given the visiting team a huge target of 540 runs. Indian bowlers want to win this test as soon as possible. Off-spinner R Ashwin has taken 3 wickets in the second innings.

There was a strange incident in this match when the batsman was not out despite the ball being hit on the wicket. Seeing this, the bowler as well as the fielders were surprised. On the third day of the Mumbai Test, New Zealand’s team had scored 114 for 3 in the second innings. Daryl Mitchell and Henry Nicholls were at the crease. Off-spinner R Ashwin comes to bowl the 32nd over of New Zealand’s innings.

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Left-handed batsman Henry Nicholls was on strike. The fourth ball of this over of Ashwin hit the off-stump, but the bails did not move from their place. Wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha and captain Virat Kohli were also surprised by this incident. Nicholls was playing 20 runs off 47 balls when the incident happened. At present, Nicholls is unbeaten on 36 off 86 balls.

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India 5 wickets away from big win
After setting a mammoth target of 540 against New Zealand, India took five wickets on the third day to take a big win in the second and final Test cricket match on Sunday. New Zealand have scored 140 for five in their second innings at the end of the third day’s play and are still 400 runs away from the target. The first match played between the two teams in Kanpur was a draw. India, who scored 325 in their first innings, declared their second innings ended at 276 for seven. New Zealand’s team was bowled out for only 62 runs in the first innings.

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