India vs New Zealand 2nd Test Day 2 Live Score Updates: Ajaz Patel On A Roll As India Lose 6th Wicket | Cricket News


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India vs New Zealand 2nd Test, Day 2 Live: India are six wickets down in Mumbai Test as New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel struck twice off consecutive balls to put India on the backfoot early in the day. Ajaz Patel dismissed Wriddhimann Saha for his 3rd five-wicket haul in Tests and then removed Ravichandran Ashwin on the very next ball with an absolute beauty. India were at 221/4 at stumps on Day 1 after New Zealand gained an upper hand following a middle-order slump. Opener Mayank Agarwal smashed a brilliant hundred under pressure on the opening day of the second Test match to save India’s blushes and is still batting with all-rounder Axar Patel. Ajaz Patel is the only wicket-taker till now for New Zealand as he has taken all the six wickets and registered his best figures in Test cricket. Pujara and Kohli who are going through a lean phase were dismissed for ducks. (IND vs NZ LIVE SCORECARD 2nd Test Day 2)

Here are the Live Updates of India vs New Zealand 2nd Test Match Day 2 Straight From Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai

  • 10:24 (IST)

    Second New Ball Has Been Taken By New Zealand!

    Second new ball has been taken by New Zealand after the 80th over. Tim Southee and Ajaz Patel are rolling their arms with the new ball as New Zealand aim to bowl out India as soon they can

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 253/6

  • 10:16 (IST)

    250 Comes Up For India!

    Southee to Axar, FOUR, Brilliant shot by Axar to midwicket!! Perfect balance!! 250 comes up for India now.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 251/6

  • 09:59 (IST)

    Axar Hits FOUR!

    Ajaz Patel to Axar, FOUR, Good shot from all-rounder. Axar has performed with the bat in domestic cricket but today he needs to do the same for the national team and support Mayank Agarwal.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 238/6

  • 09:46 (IST)

    First Boundary FOUR!

    Southee to Mayank, FOUR to fine leg. Wickets are falling from the other end but Mayank is standing tall in front of New Zealand bowlers.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 228/6

  • 09:41 (IST)

    Sixth Wicket For Ajaz Patel!

    Ajaz Patel to Ashwin, OUT!! BOWLED!! Sixth wicket for Ajaz Patel and it’s his best figure in Test cricket. Ashwin had no clue on that ball.

    Ashwin b Ajaz Patel 0(1)

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 224/6

  • 09:40 (IST)

    Ajaz Patel Takes 5!

    Ajaz to Saha, WICKET!! LBW!! 5th wicket for Ajaz Patel!! Saha will not go for a review.

    Saha lbw b Ajaz Patel 27(62) (4s-3 6s-1)

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 224/5

  • 09:38 (IST)

    First Run For India On Day 2!

    Ajaz Patel to Mayank, 1 run, pitched outside off and Mayanak opens his bat and plays nicely to mid off.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 222/4

  • 09:32 (IST)

    Action Begins At Wankhede!

    Tim Southee will bowl the first over and Wriddhiman Saha and Mayank Agarwal are ready with the bat. The duo will look to extend India’s advantage in the game.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 221/4

  • 09:10 (IST)

    98 Overs To Be Bowled On Day 2!

    98 overs will be bowled on Day 2 of Mumbai Test between India and New Zealand.

    Day 2 Session Timings-

    Session 1: 9:30 AM-11:30 AM

    Lunch: 11:30 AM – 12:10 PM

    Session 2: 12:10 PM -14:40 PM

    Tea Time: 02:40 PM – 03:00 PM

    Session 3: 03:00 PM – 05: 00 PM

  • 09:08 (IST)

    Zaheer Khan After Injured Ajinkya Rahane Misses Mumbai Test!

    Former India pacer Zaheer Khan feels Ajinkya Rahane, who did not find a place in India’s playing XI for the ongoing second Test in Mumbai owing to a minor hamstring strain, is not under pressure despite not being able to score runs in the longest format of the game lately.

  • 08:40 (IST)

    How Gavaskar’s Advice Ahead Of Mumbai Test Helped Mayank?

    Mayank Agarwal said Sunil Gavaskar, before the Mumbai Test, had told him to consider keeping the bat low at the start of his innings. Agarwal has a tendency to keep a high backlift which at times, especially against the swinging ball, has brought about his downfall.

  • 08:03 (IST)

    Hello And Welcome!

    Hello and welcome to Day 2 of the Mumbai Test that is being played between India and New Zealand. Day 1 was equally shared by both the teams as New Zealand’s Ajaz Patel dismantled India’s middle-order in the first half with his four wickets and later Mayank Agarwal smashed a terrific ton under pressure that brought India back in the game. Mayank is still batting with Wriddhiman Saha and he looked positive with the bat yesterday. Team India will hope to add some more runs on the board and put up a strong first innings total in front of the visitors. India were at 221/4 at stumps on Day 1.

    The day’s play will start at 9:30 AM IST. Stay with us for all the live updates.

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