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India vs New Zealand 2nd Test, Day 3 Live:New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel took his 12th wicket in the ongoing Mumbai Test as he removed Cheteshwar Pujara and Mayank Agarwal early on Day 3 after the duo added 107 runs for the first wicket in the second innings. India have a lead of over 370 runs and dominated the visiting side in the game till now with their top-class all-round effort. India bowled out New Zealand for 62 runs in the first innings that is also the lowest team total by a team on Indian soil. Ravichandran Ashwin was the pick of the bowlers for India in the first innings with his figures of 4/8 while Mohammed Siraj picked up three wickets. New Zealand batting might have crumbled but the match will be remembered for the exploits of spinner Ajaz Patel, who became just the third bowler to take all 10 wickets in an innings. Ajaz achieved the feat during the first innings of the Indian batting.(IND vs NZ SCORECARD 2nd Test Day 3)
Here are the Live Updates of India vs New Zealand 2nd Test Match Straight From Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Pujara In 40s!
Ajaz Patel to Pujara, cracking shot and its another boundary to midwicket area. Excellent batting form Pujara!!
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 86/0, lead by 349 runs
India Openers Start Day 3 On Strong Note!
Southee to Mayank. FOUR to fine leg. Indian openers have started the day on a strong note. Three boundaries first 10 balls of the day.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 82/0, lead by 345 runs
Ajaz to Pujara, same ball and same result, another boundary to midwicket. Two boundaries in two balls for Pujara, we rarely see this from him but here is dominating.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 78/0, lead by 341 runs
First Boundary On Day 3!
Ajaz Patel to Pujara, FOUR to midwicket area. There was a big race for the fielder but Pujara will get a boundary.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 74/0, lead by 337 runs
First Runs On Day 3 For India!
Ajaz to Mayank, played with the light hands to long off for a single. First run on Day 3 for India.
IND vs NZ Live Score: India 70/0, lead by 333 runs
Players are on the field- Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara are ready with the bat. For New Zealand, first innings hero Ajaz Patel will bowl the first over of the day.
Zaheer Khan Shares His Thoughts On When India Should Declare On Day 3!
Former India bowler Zaheer Khan said India now will have a target in mind and would want to declare as soon as possible by scoring quick runs on the third day’s play.
Hello And Welcome!
Hello and welcome to Day 3 of the Mumbai Test between India and New Zealand. The home team are in full control as they have a lead of 332 runs against the visitors. Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara have added 69 runs for the first wicket till now in the second innings and they are still on the crease. The Virat Kohli-led side had bowled out New Zealand for 62 runs in the first innings that is the lowest team total on Indian soil. For New Zealand nothing ticked right in the game apart from Ajaz Patel’s 10-wicket haul in an innings. Ajaz became just the third bowler to achieve that rare feat on Day 2.
The day’s play will start at 9:30 AM IST. Stay with us for all the live updates.
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