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India vs New Zealand, second test, live score updates: Kiwis stutters while Shami eliminates Latham | Cricket News

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5:39 am:

WICKET ALERT! Latham (52) leaves when he misjudges one of Shami who intervened to hit the stump while he chose to leave it. NZ 130/4, trail for 112 races.

5:34 am: Tom Latham brings out his 17th century, a fight of 119 balls.
New Zealand 127/3, following for 115 races.

5:24 am: Jadeja is doing the job for which Kohli took him: he got a gate, kept the races low and allowed the pacemakers to have a much needed break. 1/10 so far in its four overs.
NZ 119/3, trail for 123 races.

5:14 am:
JADEJA SMELL! Taylor (15) loses patience and ends up mistreating while trying to dance on the floor. Umesh takes a good catch running backwards. NZ 109/3 at 38.4 overs, trail by 133.

5 am: New Zealand gets its 100 in 36 overs. Latham (43 *) and Ross Taylor (10 *) teamed up after two wickets on the second morning.
NZ 101/2, trail for 141 races.

4:53 am: Clearly, Kiwi batters, Latham (38 *) and Taylor (9 *), have thrown the anchor after the hosts lost two first wickets today. Now they are looking to negotiate the movement early in the morning on the air and off the field.
NZ 95/2 in 35 over, trail 147.

4:46 am: First change of bowling on the second day. Mohammed Shami enters the attack, replacing Umesh.

4:40 am: New Zealand
88/2 in 32 overs, behind India for 154 races. Latham batting at 34 *, Taylor 6 *.

4:32 am: Ross Taylor (0 * of 9 balls) came out to join Latham (32 *). Indian pacemakers throw the ball well this morning, make a plan and execute it to Kohli’s taste.
NZ 80/2 in 30 overs, trail for 162 races.

4:23 am:
OUTSIDE! Bumrah makes Williamson (3) rummage in one just off his stump, edge easily taken by Pant.
NZ 69/2 in 28.1 over, trail 173.

4:18 am: Bumrah asks Latham some questions (29 *), who was joined by his employer Kane Williamson (2 *).
NZ 68/1 in 27 overs.

4:10 am: Wicket! Umesh attacks to eliminate Blundell (30) lbw. The batter opts for a review, but does not change his destiny.
NZ 66/1 in 25.3 overs.

4:04 am: After Umesh started the day with a maiden, it will be Jasprit Bumrah for India from the other end.
NZ 63/0.

4 am: We are ready to begin the proceedings on day 2 as New Zealand starters Tom Latham and Tom Blundell prepare to resume at
63/0, and Umesh Yadav running to play first in India.

3:15 pm Welcome once again to the coverage of Timesofindia.com of the second and final Test between India and New Zealand to be played in Christchurch, where India will watch some quick wickets in the morning.

India regretted another batting failure the first day after New Zealand put visitors to bat in a green top at the Hagley Oval.

Prithvi Shaw (54) and Cheteshwar Pujara (54) struck half a century in contrast to take the fight to the rival camp. However, the dismissal of Hanuma Vihari (55 of 70 balls) to the blow of tea tipped the scales in favor of New Zealand.

Kyle Jamieson (5/45) cast an inspired spell after tea to fly to the low and medium order batters of India, as the visitors were grouped by 242.

The hosts finished the day with 63 lossless with Toms – Latham (27 batting) and Blundell (29 batting) barely worried about Indian pacemakers.



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