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Ind-NZ Test encounters in NZ


Rajneesh Gupta


The first Test gets underway at Seddon Park in Hamilton starting Wednesday. Here is a complete stats dossier of Tests between the two nations hosted by the Kiwis:-

India- New Zealand Test encounters in New Zealand

SERIES SUMMARY

 
Captains
 
 
 
 
Season
India
New Zealand
Mts
Ind
NZ
Drawn
1967-68
Nawab of Pataudi jr
Graham Dowling
4
3
1
0
1975-76
Bishan Singh Bedi
Glenn Turner
3
1
1
1
1980-81
Sunil Gavaskar
Geoff Howarth
3
0
1
2
1989-90
M Azharuddin
John Wright
3
0
1
2
1993-94
M Azharuddin
Ken Rutherford
1
0
0
1
1998-99
M Azharuddin
Stephen Fleming
2
0
1
1
2002-03
Sourav Ganguly
Stephen Fleming
2
0
2
0
 
Total
 
18
4
7
7

Note: In 1998-99 the first Test at Dunedin was abandoned without a ball being bowled and is excluded.
 
In 1967-68 Barry Sinclair captained New Zealand in the first Test
In 1975-76 Sunil Gavaskar captained India in the first Test
 
VENUE-WISE SUMMARY:

Venue
Mts
Ind
NZ
Drawn
Auckland
4
2
0
2
Christchurch
4
0
2
2
Dunedin
1
1
0
0
Hamilton
3
0
1
2
Napier
1
0
0
1
Wellington
5
1
4
0

 HIGHEST INNINGS TOTALS
India in New Zealand :       482                         Auckland                               1989-90
India in India:                                        583-7d                   Ahmedabad                          1999-00
 
New Zealand in New Zealand:502                  Christchurch                         1967-68
New Zealand in India:                        630-6d                   Mohali                                    2003-04
 
LOWEST INNINGS TOTALS
India in New Zealand :       81                           Wellington                             1975-76
India in India:                                        83                           Mohali                                    1999-00
 
New Zealand in New Zealand:94                    Hamilton                               2002-03
New Zealand in India:                        124                         Hyderabad                            1988-89
 
DOUBLE HUNDREDS
For India (6)
231         Vinoo Mankad                      Madras                  1955-56
223         Vinoo Mankad                      Bombay                 1955-56
223         Polly Umrigar                       Hyderabad                            1955-56
222         Rahul Dravid                        Ahmedabad                          2003-04
217         Sachin Tendulkar                Ahmedabad                          1999-00
200*       Dilip Sardesai                      Bombay                 1964-65
 
For New Zealand (2)
239         Graham Dowling Christchurch                         1967-68
230*       Bert Sutcliffe                         Delhi                                      1955-56
 
INDIVIDUAL HUNDREDS
For India (36)
4: Rahul Dravid
3: Sourav Ganguly, Vijay Manjrekar , Sachin Tendulkar
2: Mohammad Azharuddin, Sunil Gavaskar, Vinoo Mankad, Nawab of Pataudi jr, Pankaj Roy, Dilip Sardesai
1: Surender Amarnath, Chandu Borde, AG Kripal Singh, VVS Laxman, GS Ramchand, Sadagoppan Ramesh, Virender Sehwag, Navjot Sidhu, Polly Umrigar, Gundappa Viswanath, Ajit Wadekar.
 
For New Zealand (27)
3: Graham Dowling, Bert Sutcliffe, John Wright
2: John Reid, Glenn Turner
1: Nathan Astle, Chris Cairns, Martin Crowe, John Guy, Geoff Howarth, Andrew Jones, Craig McMillan,John Parker, John Reid, Mark Richardson, Ian Smith, Scott Styris, Bruce Taylor, Lou Vincent.
 
TEN WICKETS OR MORE IN A MATCH
For India (3)
12-152 (8-72, 4-80)             S Venkataraghavan                             Delhi                      1964-65
11-140 (3-64, 8-76)             Erapally Prasanna                              Auckland               1975-76
10-134 (4-67, 6-67)             Anil Kumble                                          Kanpur                   1999-00
 
For New Zealand (2)
11-58 (4-35, 7-23)               Richard Hadlee                   Wellington             1975-76
10-88 (6-49, 4-39)               Richard Hadlee                   Bombay 1988-89
 
SEVEN WICKETS OR MORE IN AN INNINGS
In addition to those listed above, the following have taken seven wickets or more in an innings:
 
For India
7-128     Subhash Gupte   Hyderabad                            1955-56
 
For New Zealand
7-65        Simon Doull                         Wellington                             1998-99

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