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India wins by 5 wickets to take series 2-0

India wins by 5 wickets to take series 2-0

In-form batsmen Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni combined for a 96-run unbroken stand to help India defeat New Zealand by five wickets on the fourth day of the second test to complete a 2-0 series victory.
Set a target of 261, Kohli and Dhoni put the chase back on track after India had slipped from 155-2 to 166-5 after tea when they lost Sachin Tendulkar, Cheteshwar Pujara and Suresh Raina in quick succession.
Kohli, who had scored 103 in the first innings, remained unbeaten on 51 with nine fours while Dhoni followed his first innings 62 with 48 not out that comprised three fours and two sixes.
India won the first test in Hyderabad by an innings and 115 runs.


Updated : 2021-10-26 05:25 GMT+08:00