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India vs New Zealand 2nd Test Day 3 Live Score Updates: India Declare At 276/7, Set New Zealand 540-Run Target



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India vs New Zealand 2nd Test, Day 3 Live: India have declared their second innings at 276/7 setting up the target of 540 runs against New Zealand in the Mumbai Test. Mayank Agarwal top-scored for Team India in the second innings with his 62 runs, he also added 107 runs with Cheteshwar Pujara (47) for the first wicket. Later, India captain Virat Kohli (36) and Shubman Gill (47) added 83 runs for the third wicket. Axar Patel also scored quickfire 41 runs to guide India to set the target of over 500. For New Zealand, Ajaz Patel was the best bowler yet again with his 4 wickets in the second innings of Indian batting. Ajaz now also holds the record for best bowling figures against India in Test cricket. Apart from Ajaz, Rachin Ravindra who is playing just his second Test match picked three wickets. (IND vs NZ SCORECARD 2nd Test Day 3)

New Zealand Playing XI: Tom Latham(c), Will Young, Daryl Mitchell, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell(w), Rachin Ravindra, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, William Somerville, Ajaz Patel

India Playing XI: Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Shreyas Iyer, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Jayant Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj

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

  • December05202114:09 (IST)

    Ajaz Patel Scripts History In Mumbai!

    Best match bowling figure against India

    14/225 Ajaz Patel, Mumbai 2021

    13/106 Ian Botham, Mumbai 1980

    Best match bowling figures at Wankhede

    14/225 Ajaz Patel v IND 2021

    13/106 Ian Botham v IND 1980

    12/167 Ravi Ashwin v ENG 2016

    Best match bowling figures for New Zealand

    15/123 Richard Hadlee v AUS 1985

    14/225 Ajaz Patel v IND 2021

    12/149 Daniel Vettori v AUS 2000

    A boundary from Ashwin’s first over.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 11/0, need 529 runs to win

  • December05202114:05 (IST)

    First Boundary In The Chase!

    Siraj to Will Young, FOUR to fine leg. First boundary for New Zealand in fourth innings.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 5/0, need 535 runs to win

  • December05202114:04 (IST)

    First Run On Board For New Zealand!

    Siraj to Latham, single!! First run for New Zealand in the chase.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: New Zealand 1/0, need 539 runs to win

  • December05202113:53 (IST)

    New Zealand Need 540 Runs To Win!

    Ajaz takes Jayant’s wicket caught and bowled!!

    Ajaz takes his 14 wicket in this game and now he holds the best bowling figure by a bowler against India in Test cricket.

    So, India have declared at 276/7 and New Zealand need 540 runs to win with two days and one and a half session still remaining in the game. It will be a tough job for New Zealand but the Test champions will not give up easily.

    New Zealand need 540 runs to beat India in Mumbai Test

  • December05202113:49 (IST)

    Jayant Hits SIX!

    Jayant goes big this time and its a maximum against Ajaz Patel who has 13 wickets to his name in this match.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 276/6, lead by 539 runs

  • December05202113:48 (IST)

    Axar In 40s!

    Ajaz Patel to Axar Patel, another boundary, straight down the ground. Axar is in 40s now.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 269/6, lead by 533 runs

  • December05202113:46 (IST)

    Another Boundary For Axar!

    Rachin to Axar, placed to the third man and yes he will get another boundary. India have a lead of 527 now.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 264/6, lead by 527 runs

  • December05202113:44 (IST)

    Axar Hits Another SIX!

    Rachin to Axar, another maximum and its been like a fun for Axar Patel.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 260/6, lead by 523 runs

  • December05202113:40 (IST)

    16 Runs From Rachin’s Over!

    Rachin to Axar, SIX again and India have scored 16 runs from the last over and still they are not declaring.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 254/6, lead by 517 runs
  • December05202113:39 (IST)

    Axar Goes For A Maximum Again!

    Rachin to Axar, SIX this time!! Second maximum from Axar’s bat. India might declare after this over.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 248/6, lead by 511 runs

  • December05202113:37 (IST)

    Axar Hits Four!

    Rachin to Axar, smashed away for a boundary to square leg.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 242/6, lead by 505 runs

  • December05202113:35 (IST)

    Ravindra Removes Saha!

    Ravindra to Saha, OUT!! another wicket to a left-arm spinner and that’s not something that India would like.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 238/6, lead by 501 runs

  • December05202113:32 (IST)

    India’s Lead Goes Past Over 500!

    Ajaz to Axar, SIX over midwicket. Is this the sign of declaration coming soon. Lead is over 500 now.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 238/5, lead by 501 runs

  • December05202113:28 (IST)

    Saha Sweeps Well For Another Boundary!

    Ajaz to Saha, stepped out and sweeps well for another boundary to midwicket.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 230/5, lead by 493 runs

  • December05202113:22 (IST)

    Extra Runs For India!

    Ravindra to Saha, FOUR runs and that came in as byes. Extra runs for India!

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 221/5, lead by 484 runs

  • December05202113:21 (IST)

    Rachin Gets Big Fish!

    Rachin to Kohli, OUT!! BOWLED!! Kohli misses a big score again and what a moment for Rachin Ravindra who is playing just his second Test match and he dismissed one of the all-time best batter of the game. New Zealand have taken 15 wickets in this game and all belonged to left-arm spinners- Ajaz Patel and Rachin Ravindra.

    Kohli b Ravindra 36(84) (4s-1 6s-1)

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 217/5, lead by 480 runs

  • December05202113:18 (IST)

    Saha Hits FOUR!

    Ajaz Patel to W Saha, FOUR, to square leg. The India batters have played in this session it looks like they are close to declaration

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 217/4, lead by 480 runs

  • December05202113:14 (IST)

    Ajaz Takes 13th Wicket!

    Ajaz Patel to Shreyas Iyer, appeal for stumping and umpires have gone up for review.

    Review: That was a close call but the result went in favour of New Zealand. Ajaz Patel has added yet another wicket to his name, 13th wicket for the left-arm spinner in this game.

    Shreyas Iyer st Blundell b Ajaz Patel 14(8) (6s-2)

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 211/4, lead by 474 runs

  • December05202113:08 (IST)

    Back-To-Back SIXES From Shreyas Iyer!

    Another SIX from Shreyas Iyer!! Two back-to-back sixes for the youngster. Somerville is on a really bad tour.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 210/3, lead by 473 runs

  • December05202113:06 (IST)

    Shreyas Iyer Goes Big Against Struggling Somerville!

    Somerville to Shreyas Iyer, he goes big and its into the stands for a maximum. SIX on the third ball.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 204/3, lead by 467 runs

  • December05202113:01 (IST)

    Rachin Removes Gill!

    Finally a wicket for a New Zealand bowler other than Ajaz Patel, Rachin Ravindra has dismissed Shubman Gill on 47. India are three wickets down with skipper Virat Kohli still batting.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 197/3, lead by 460 runs

  • December05202112:54 (IST)

    Kohli Hits Another Boundary!

    Ravindra to Kohli, smashed away for boundary to midwicket. Captain is in 30s now. New Zealand continue to struggle in the game.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 195/2, lead by 455 runs

  • December05202112:35 (IST)

    Gill Hits FOUR On Reverse Sweep!

    Somerville to Gill, reverse sweep and another FOUR. Bring back Ajaz Patel, entire New Zealand supporters say!! Somerville has bowled on bad lengths on a spin friendly pitch.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 173/2, lead by 436 runs

  • December05202112:29 (IST)

    Kohli Hits SIX, Fifty Partnership Comes Up Between Skipper And Gill!

    Somerville to Kohli, flat SIX to mid-wicket. Kohli is looking in good touch today. Fifty partnership also comes up between Kohli and Gill.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 168/2, lead by 431 runs

  • December05202112:28 (IST)

    Somerville Struggles Again And Again!

    Somerville to Shubman Gill, FOUR to deep mid-wicket. Somerville hasn’t bowled well in both the matches till now. New Zealand might ask them a question to themselves why they dropped Micthell Santner.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 161/2, lead by 424 runs

  • December05202112:23 (IST)

    Gill Goes Big Against Somerville!

    Somerville to Gill, SIX over midwicket. Brilliant shot from Gill and he is in a good touch in this innings till now. First SIX from Gill!!

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 155/2, lead by 419 runs

  • December05202112:13 (IST)

    Can Kohli Get To Three-Figure Mark After Two Years?

    Welcome back to the second session on Day 3 of the Mumbai Test, Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill are on the crease as India’s lead is over 400 now. Captain Kohli who hasn’t scored a hundred across format will aim to get one ahead of the mega South Africa series later this month. Kohli had played some good innings during the England series and scored a couple of half-centuries but he failed to convert them into big ones. On the other hand, Shubman Gill who is batting alongside Kohli will try to make his spot count in the middle-order as he is now India’s 4th choice opener after Mayank Agarwal scored 150 runs in the first innings of the ongoing Test match.

    Will Somerville will bowl the first over after Lunch.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 142/2, lead by 405 runs

  • December05202111:35 (IST)

    Lunch Day 3: India Dominate But Ajaz Continue To Impress!

    End of 46th over and it’s Lunch on Day 3. India have a lead of 405 runs now and for New Zealand again it’s Ajaz Patel who took two wickets. Still Ajaz is the only wicket-taker for New Zealand in the game with his 12 wickets.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India (142/2, 325), lead New Zealand (62) by 405 runs

  • December05202111:27 (IST)

    India Lead By Over 400 Runs!

    Ajaz to Kohli, 3 runs and the lead is over 400 now. India have 138 runs on the board. Ajaz has definitely bowled brilliantly but New Zealand as a team have failed to deliver in this game.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 138/2, lead by 401 runs

  • December05202111:24 (IST)

    Bad Review From New Zealand!

    Bad review from New Zealand, Ajaz Patel was confident for LBW and does the wicketkeeper but the ball touched the bat before hitting the pads.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 133/2, lead by 396 runs

  • December05202111:05 (IST)

    Another Brilliant Shot From Gill!

    Jamieson to Shubman Gill, FOUR to cover!! Latham had a long race with the ball but he failed to stop.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 127/2, lead by 390 runs

  • December05202110:51 (IST)

    Good Shot From Gill For A Boundary!

    Southee to Shubman Gill, FOUR, to mid-wicket. He is a good player at the legs and that was a good pull shot from the young opener against a top-quality bowler.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 119/2, lead by 382 runs

  • December05202110:48 (IST)

    Ajaz Patel Continue To Deliver!

    Ajaz Patel to Pujara, OUT!! Caught by Ross Taylor in slips!! Umpires had a check on the catch and it was close call but the decision remained same. 12th wicket for Ajaz Patel!!

    Pujara c Ross Taylor b Ajaz Patel 47(97) (4s-6 6s-1)

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 115/2, lead by 378 runs

  • December05202110:36 (IST)

    Pujara Takes Successful Review!

    Ajaz Patel to Pujara, appeal for LBW!! and umpire has given out and its12th wicket for Ajaz in this game. Pujara had gone for a review.

    Review: Ball tracking showed the ball was missing the wickets. That means Pujara will stay.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 113/1, lead by 376 runs

  • December05202110:23 (IST)

    Ajaz Dismisses Mayank!

    Ajaz to Mayank, in the air and yes caught by Will Young. Its the 11 wicket for Ajaz Patel in this match, would you believe it New Zealand have taken 11 wickets in this match till now and all belongs to Ajaz Patel.

    Mayank c Will Young b Ajaz Patel 62(108) (4s-9 6s-1)

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 107/1, lead by 370 runs

  • December05202110:21 (IST)

    Mayank Punishes Ajaz For A Boundary!

    Ajaz to Mayank, FOUR!! excellent timing from Mayank. Ajaz hasn’t look in a good touch in second innings of Indian batting.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 107/0, lead by 370 runs

  • December05202109:59 (IST)

    100 Partnership Comes Up Between Openers!

    Single and 100 comes up for India and 100 partnership as well between Pujara and Mayank.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 100/0, lead by 363 runs

  • December05202109:51 (IST)

    Mayank Going Strong!

    SIX on the previous ball and here’s a boundary from Mayank after scoring fifty.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 99/0, lead by 362 runs

  • December05202109:50 (IST)

    Fifty For Mayank!

    Ajaz to Mauank, SIX!! and fifty up for Mayank Agarwal. He has batted brilliantly till now and he’s gonna remember this match.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 95/0, lead by 358 runs

  • December05202109:45 (IST)

    Review Saves Mayank!

    Southee to Mayank, appeal for LBW and yes umpire raised his finger. Mayank had gone for a review straight away.

    Review: Ultra edge shows there’s a spike and this means Mayank will stay.

    IND vs NZ Live Score: India 86/0, lead by 349 runs

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