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Defeats for Indian cricketers

10 defeats and the fourth consecutive loss in cricket series abroad may be not enough for bringing about a change in the Indian cricketing team. The Indian cricket team lost the test match series 0-1 in New Zealand after the second test match at Wellington ended in a draw yesterday on February 18th. Mahendra Singh Dhoni this time called upon the lack of a fifth bowler as a crucial reason for having lost the advantage of winning the second test when faced against the might of the New Zealand cricketers. He had nothing to talk but of the score of 192 being the only blotch on the Kiwis reputation throughout second the test match. It was Brendon McCullum’s mammoth 302 that forced India to trade for a draw in a match they had been calling the cards for ever since the first ball. BJ Watling contributed the fightback along with the Black caps captain in a world record partnership of 352 runs for the sixth wicket. Neesham also scored a remarkable century on his debut for New Zealand. The only face saving effort for India came by virtue of the century scored by Kohli in their second...

Stern message for Indian cricketers

At the end of the fourth day of the second and final test match between India and New Zealand, the Kiwis had amassed an unbelievable score of 571-6 in the second innings to erase their only discredit of having scored a noncompetitive 192 in the first innings. Captain Brendon McCullum’s himself and his side has delivered the message too harsh for the Indians cricketers to swallow. They have outplayed their Indian counterparts in every feasible department and displayed just how to convert turfs into crests. A fantastic and unbeaten 281 runs by McCullum who also shared a world record partnership of 352 runs for the sixth wicket with BJ Watling who had also a very patiently fought out 124 that aided the black caps to reach an almost unattainable position taking away from India the advantage they have had at the Basin Reserve from day...

McCullum a true captain

M. S. Dhoni the India cricket team captain must take a lesson out of Bredon McCullum the New Zealand captain in the ongoing second and final test match against India at the Reserve Basin in Wellington which was into its third day today. At close of play on the third day New Zealand in their seond innings survived due to a striving century from captain McCullum who scored 114 not out off 237 balls together with BJ Watling who had to his credit another defiant knock of 52 off 208 balls to lead the Kiwis out of the tight corner when India left them after facing a big total of 438 in the first innings. At one point it is hard to believe that the Black Caps trailing behind were all but out of the game with 94 on board for the loss of 5 wickets. Little by little they stitched together a come back painstakingly and have taken the match to the fourth...

Indian cricketers play defiantly

The second test cricket match between India and New Zealand is currently being totally ruled by the Indians. After their forgettable tour of the New Zealand so far and having lost their second ranking among the ICC test match world countries India is emerging out of the dungeon. The world renowned Indian batting seems to have failed time and again and hence the cricketers are desperate for a win. After having won the toss in the second test match the Indians are now calling the cards as they have posted a 438 in their first innings compared to just 192 of New Zealand. So far at stumps on the second day New Zealand were 24 for 1 with Hamish Rutherford on 18 and Kane Williamson batting on 4. Earlier in the second day of the second and final test match between India and New Zealand Rahane had scored his maiden test hundred. his knock of 118 from 158 balls was...

Indian cricketers trying to salvage

It is in the second Test match against New Zealand that India has begun on a strong note on the first day. Fast bowler Ishant Sharma claimed six wickets for India who reduced the New Zealand first innings total to a simple 192 at Wellington today on valentine’s Day. Shami took the rest of the wickets to hand India the advantage at the Basin Reserve where Indian cricketers are desperately trying hard to salvage whatsoever is left of their pride.The disastrous form of the Indian cricketers overseas has lead to a string of losses in the past few years. India were 100 for two in their first innings. Shikhar Dhawan at 71 and night watchman Ishant Sharma on 3 were at the crease for the loss of Vijay and Pujara. Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss electing to...

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