IND vs NZ Test Score Updates: Ajinkya Rahane will lead the Indian staff for the first Test vs New Zealand.© AFP
India vs New Zealand 1st Test, Day 1: India captain Ajinkya Rahane has received the toss and elected to bat vs New Zealand on Thursday within the first Test of the two-match sequence on the Green Park in Kanpur. Both the groups have included three specialist spinners of their taking part in XI. Shreyas Iyer is making his Test debut for India within the first recreation and is more likely to bat within the middle-order within the absence of standard skipper Virat Kohli. This can also be first Test for Team India underneath new coach Rahul Dravid the place many massive names like common captain Virat Kohli, batsman Rohit Sharma, pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami and wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant are lacking from the squad. Kohli will be part of and lead the staff within the second Test in Mumbai whereas Ajinkya Rahane is captaining the aspect for the primary Test. Rahane had final captained India in three Tests in the course of the Australia tour the place his younger brigade defeated the Tim Paine-led aspect for the second consecutive time down underneath. The final time these two sides met in a Test match was again in June this yr when the Blackcaps lifted the inaugural World Test Championship trophy. (LIVE SCORECARD)
India vs New Zealand 1st Test, Day 1 Live Cricket Score Straight From Green Park, Kanpur
India Win Toss, Opt To Bat vs New Zealand!
India skipper Ajinkya Rahane has received the toss and elected to bat vs New Zealand in Kanpur.
India vs New Zealand: Head To Head In Tests!
Both the edges have confronted one another in 60 Test matches, with India popping out on high with 21 wins and New Zealand have bagged 13 victories.
Ashwin Eyes Kumble, Harbhajan Records!
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Hello And Welcome!
Hello and welcome to the dwell weblog of Day 1 of the primary Test match between India and New Zealand that can begin shortly on the Green Park in Kanpur. Ajinkya Rahane is about to guide the Indian aspect once more within the absence of the common skipper Virat Kohli who was rested for the primary Test. This will even be the primary Test match for Team India underneath new coach head coach Rahul Dravid. For New Zealand, their common skipper Kane Williamson will return to the aspect after a break. The Blackcaps have received the entire final three Test matches in opposition to India together with the World Test Championship closing victory in Southampton.
The match will begin at 9:30 AM IST whereas the toss will happen at 9:00 AM IST.
— ICC (@ICC) November 25, 2021
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