Second India-New Zealand cricket Test ends in drawBy IANS
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
HYDERABAD - The second cricket Test match between India and New Zealand ended in a draw on the fifth and last day here Tuesday.
Chasing New Zealand’s target of 327, India batted for 17 overs after tea, scoring 68/0 with Virender Sehwag batting at 54 and Gautam Gambhir 14 when the two teams decided to call off the match.
New Zealand had declared their second innings for 448/8 at tea, with Brendon McCullum stroking an impressive 225 (308b, 22×4, 4×6).
The visitors had scored 350 in their first innings but India through Harbhajan Singh’s unbeaten 111 (116b 7×4, 7×6) and Sehwag’s 96 (120b, 15×4, 1×6) took a 122 run lead.
The first Test at Ahmedabad also ended in a draw. The third and the last Test begins Nov 20 at Nagpur.
–Indo-Asian News Series