IND vs NZ Test Score Updates: Axar Patel took five wickets on Day 3.© AFP
India vs New Zealand 1st Test, Day 3 Live: India bowled out New Zealand for 296 runs to take 49-run first-innings lead at Green Park Stadium in Kanpur. Axar Patel was the best bowler for India on Day 3 as he registered his fifth five-wicket haul. Apart from Axar, Ravichandran Ashwin picked three wickets while Ravindra Jadeja and Umesh Yadav got one wicket each against the Blackcaps. Tom Latham top-scored for New Zealand with his 95 runs and he added 151 runs with Will Young for the first wicket. Earlier, India were bowled out for 345 runs in their first innings where Shreyas Iyer smashed a century on his debut. For New Zealand, Tim Southee was the stand-out performer with his five-wicket haul. (IND vs NZ LIVE SCORECARD 1st Test Day 3)
India Playing XI: Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane(c), Shreyas Iyer, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav
New Zealand Playing XI: Tom Latham, Will Young, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell(w), Rachin Ravindra, Tim Southee, Ajaz Patel, Kyle Jamieson, William Somerville
India vs New Zealand 1st Test, Day 3 Live Cricket Score Straight From Green Park, Kanpur
First Run For India In 2nd Innings!
Southee to Mayank Agarwal, first ball first run!! Single!! India lead by 50 runs now.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 1/0, lead by 50 runs
India Bowl Out New Zealand For 296!
OUT!! BOWLED HIM!! Ashwin gets his third wicket and New Zealand are all out for 296 runs. Axar Patel has been the standout performer for India with the ball.Somerville b Ashwin 6(52)
Mayank Agarwal and Shubman Gill will come to bat soon before the day’s play end.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 296 (all-out) trail India (345) by 49 runs.
Ajay Hits Boundary On A Short Ball!
Umesh Yadav to Ajaz Patel, FOUR to square leg. The ball was in the air for a while but lands safe.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 290/9, trail by 55 runs
Ashwin Picks His Second Wicket!
Ashwin to Jamieson, OUT!! caught by Axar Patel!! Ninth wicket goes down for New Zealand.
Jamieson c Axar b Ashwin 23(75) (4s-1)
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 284/9, trail by 61 runs
Lucky Runs For New Zealand!
Axar to Somerville, byes FOUR beaten the wicketkeeper as well.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 276/8, trail by 68 runs
5 Wickets For Axar Patel!
Axar to Southee, OUT!! BOWLED!! Axar Patel has five wickets to name now in this game. He has been exceptional with the ball since morning and delivered when Team India were in trouble. 5th five-wicket haul for Axar Patel.
Southee b Axar 5(13) (4s-1)
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 270/8, trail by 75 runs
Southee In Attacking Mode!
Axar to Southee, he goes for a big shot and yes he will get a boundary to long on.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 270/7, trail by 75 runs
Risky Shot From Jamieson For A Boundary!
Axar to Jamieson, FOUR, over bowler’s head. Good shot but a risky one by Jamieson.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 263/7, trail by 82 runs
Axar Strikes Again!
Axar Patel to Blundell, OUT!! BOWLED!! Fourth wicket for Axar!! He has been teriffic today with his discipline bowling. New Zealand have lost seven wickets now.
Blundell b Axar 13(94)
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 258/7, trail by 87 runs
250 Up For New Zealand!
Axar to Jamieson, single and here’s 250 runs on the board for New Zealand. They are still 95 runs behind India’s first innings score.
Day 3, Tea: Axar Brings India Back In The Game!
So, it’s Tea on Day 3, India have bounced back in the last two sessions of this game as New Zealand are six wickets down and have 249 runs on the board. Axar Patel has been the standout bowler for Team India with his three wickets while for New Zealand nothing ticked well apart form the 151-run opening partnership.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 249/6, trail India (345) by 96 runs
Bad Review From India!
Ishant to Blundell, appeal for lbw but umpire has turned it down!! India had gone for a review but the ball was clearly missing the wickets. Bad review by India and a good decision by umpire.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 244/6, trail by 101 runs
Jadeja Removes Debutant Ravindra!
Jadeja to Ravindra, OUT!! BOWLED!! Amazing delivery by Jadeja!! Debutant Rachin Ravindra has to go after scoring just 13 runs.
Ravindra b Jadeja 13(23) (4s-2)
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 241/6, trail by 104 runs
Debutant Ravindra Takes Charge!
Ashwin to Ravindra, FOUR, to long-off. First boundary for the debutant and that too against one of the top-quality bowler in the world
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 232/5, trail by 113 runs
Third Wicket For Axar!
STUMPPED!! Big wicket for Axar Patel as he dismissed Tom Latham this time. Good stumping by KS Bharat!! Bharat has been brilliant with the gloves today and Axar Patel has come out as the best spinner for India even in the presence of Ashwin and Jadeja.
Latham st (sub)Srikar Bharat b Axar 95(282) (4s-10)
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 228/5, trail by 117 runs
Axar Strikes Again!
Another wicket for Axar Patel LBW!! Henry Nicholls has to go after scoring just two runs. Indian spinners are taking charge in the match.
Nicholls lbw b Axar 2(9)
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 218/4, trail by 127 runs
Axar Removes Taylor!
Axar to Taylor, that’s out caught behind!! Another good catch by new wicketkeeper KS Bharat!!
Ross Taylor c (sub)Srikar Bharat b Axar 11(28) (4s-1)
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 214/3, trail by 131 runs
Kapil Dev Comments On All-Rounder Jadeja!
Former India captain and one of the best all-rounder Kapil Dev, said that Ravindra Jadeja has improved a lot as a batter but his form with the ball has dipped.
Team India’s Dominance In Tests At Home!
India have lost just two matches at home since 2012- one against Australia in 2017 and other vs England earlier this year. They have dominated in the longest format for the last 7 years, specially at home by staying in the top 3 of the Test rankings. New Zealand on the other hand have played Test cricket brilliantly in the last two years and defeated the favourites India in this year’s WTC final at Southampton. However, this is the first series for them in WTC 2021-23 cycle.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 206/2, trail by 139 runs
200 Up For New Zealand!
Umesh to Ross Taylor, FOUR!! Taylor gets off the mark straight away with a boundary on his second ball. India can never forget the way he batted in the fourth innings during the WTC final in Southampton earlier this year that was also the last time Taylor batted in the longest format. 200 comes up for New Zealand.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 201/2, trail by 144 runs
India need wickets in the second session to stay in the game. Tom Latham has batted really well till now and he is getting close to his century. Umesh Yadav will finish his over.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 197/2, trail India by 148 runs
Day 3 Lunch: Umesh Removes Skipper Williamson On Last Ball Of Session!
WICKET for Umesh Yadav it’s LBW!! New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has to go. He had gone for a review but that too can’t change the on-field umpire’s decision.
Lunch is also taken now.
Williamson lbw b Umesh Yadav 18(64) (4s-2)
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 197/2, trail India (345) by 148 runs
Latham Timed The Ball Well For A Boundary!
Umesh to Latham, very nicely placed for a boundary to backward point. He just timed that ball very well and got the desired result.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 196/1, trail by 149 runs
Latham Going Strong!
Axar to Latham, FOUR, just over mid-on! Latham is moving close to his century. India need more wickets to remain in the game.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 191/1, trail by 153 runs
Latham Plays Very Fine For A Boundary!
Jadeja to Latham, FOUR, plays that very fine. This is what a set batter can do even if you bowl at tight lengths.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 180/1, trail by 165 runs
Second Boundary Of The Over!
Second boundary of the over form Kane Williamson. Good shot to covers against a top-quality left-arm spinner- Jadeja.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 173/1, trail by 172 runs
Williamson Hits His First Boundary!
Jadeja to Williamson, FOUR, nicely played and placed!! He is a wall of New Zealand batting order and India need his wicket to be in the game.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 169/1, trail by 176 runs
Latham Punishes Loose Ball For Boundary!
Ashwin to Latham, FOUR, loose ball and the set batsman has swept away for a boundary.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 165/1, trail by 180 runs
Another Good Shot From Latham For A Boundary!
Ishant to Latham, FOUR, punches to the sweeper cover. Another boundary for New Zealand and Latham is in 60s now.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 160/1, trail by 185 runs
Young In NZ’s Elite Batters List!
Will Young’s 89-run knock was the seventh highest score for a New Zealand batter in his maiden Test innings in India.
Highest score for a New Zealand batter in maiden Test innings in India
131 Kane Williamson Ahmedabad 2010/11
105 Bruce Taylor Kolkata 1964/65
104 John Parker Mumbai WS 1976/77
103 Jesse Ryder Ahmedabad 2010/11
102 John Guy Hyderabad 1955/56
89 Will Young Kanpur 2021/22
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 152/1, trail by 193 runs
Finally A Breakthrough!
Ashwin to Young, appeal for caught behind but umpire has turned it down. Confident new wicketkeeper KS Bharat and Ashwin wants the captain to go for a review. Rahane has gone for a review.
Review: Ultra edge clearly shows that there was an outside edge and Bharat completed the catch brilliantly.
First wicket for Team India!!
Will Young c (sub) Srikar Bharat b Ashwin 89(214) (4s-15)
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 151/1, trail by 194 runs
150 Partnership Comes Up!
Ashwin to Will Young, FOUR. Good shot from Young against top-class Test bowler. The partnership goes past the mark of 150 runs now.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 151/0, trail by 194 runs
Classy Cover Drive From Latham!
Ishant to Latham, FOUR, classy cover drive from the left-hander.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 147/0, trail by 198 runs
Young Moves To His Best Test Score!
Ishant to Young, FOUR to fine leg. Young (85*) moved to his best Test score with this boundary. His last best was 82 vs England earlier this year.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 141/0, trail by 204 runs
First Boundary Of The Day!
Ishant to Young, edge but in the gap and the ball will race away for a boundary. First boundary of the day for New Zealand.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 135/0, trail by 210 runs
Maiden Over From Ishant!
Maiden over from Ishant to start Day 3. He bowled with good pace, line and length in his first over. Good start for India but they still need the first breakthrough.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 129/0, trail by 216 runs
KS Bharat Keeping Wickets, Saha Out Of Field!
Wriddhiman Saha has stiffness in his neck. So, he is out of action and in his absence KS Bharat is keeping the wickets.
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 27, 2021
All Set For Day 3!
New Zealand openers- Tom Latham and Will Young are back on the crease to extend their dominance over India. Ishant Sharma will bowl the first over of Day 3.
IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 129/0, trail by 216 runs
Shreyas Iyer Thanks MI Star For Backing Him During His Ranji Days
During a chat with Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer recalled his Ranji Trophy debut at the same venue back in 2014. He also thanked a Mumbai Indians star for backing him during his initial days.
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