December 5, 2022

India vs New Zealand 1st Test Day 5 Highlights: 1st Test between India and New Zealand ended in a draw after bad light came into play on the last day. The two-match series stands at 0-0.

India and New Zealand have settled for a draw after bad light came into play on Day 5 at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur. Rachin Ravindra and Ajaz Patel were the last two batters who stayed on the crease till the end. Ravindra Jadeja was the best bowler for India with his figures of 4/40 while Ravichandran Ashwin picked three wickets. Tom Latham top-scored for New Zealand with his 52-run knock, the opener also added 76 runs with William Somerville (36) for the second wicket. Meanwhile, Ashwin added another feat to his name as he surpassed veteran spinner Harbhajan Singh to become India’s third-highest wicket-taker in Test cricket.

Will Somerville and Tom Latham have been solid in the first session of the day has taken the total to 79/1 in chase of 284? The two overnight batters have now added 76 runs for the second wicket and frustrated India bowlers who ended the morning session disappointed failing to find a breakthrough. New Zealand now needs to score 205 runs in the remaining two sessions with nine wickets remaining.