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IND vs NZ Stats Guide for WTC Final – Batting, Bowling, Team Records, Player Stats, Dream11 Prediction Tips

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IND vs NZ Stats : Team India will be taking on newly number one ranked side New Zealand in the final of World Test Championship, 2021 at The Ageas Bowl in Southampton from 18 June to 22 June 2021.

IND vs NZ Stats, World Test Championship Final

Through out this two years cycle both the sides performed well and registered some historic series wins at home as well as away from home and resultant they’re at this stage and now both the teams will be excited to give their best on the field to clinch the maiden World Test Championship title.

IND vs NZ in Test

India and New Zealand have 66 years old rivalry in Test cricket. Most of the times team India dominated but in the recent years New Zealand too have been very competitive especially at home where they haven’t lost a single Test to India since 2009. Overall head to head record is in India’s favour and here is a look at India vs New Zealand’s Test rivalry.

India vs New Zealand Overall

Test – 59
India won – 21
New Zealand won – 12
Drawn – 26

IND vs NZ in India

Test – 34
India won – 16
New Zealand won – 2
Drawn – 16

IND vs NZ in New Zealand

Test – 25
India won – 5
New Zealand won – 10
Drawn – 10

This will be the first time when India and New Zealand will play a Test match at a neutral venue.


IND vs NZ Test Match Results in World Test Championship

India in World Test Championship

India have been the best team in the World Test Championship cycle 2019-21 as they won most Tests than any other team and also lost joint fewest Test. In this cycle they won series against South Africa, Bangladesh and England at home, Australia in Australia, West Indies in West Indies while lost only one Test series to New Zealand in New Zealand. Their record in this cycle is –
Tests – 17, Won – 12, Lost – 4, Drawn – 1

New Zealand in World Test Championship

They finished at the second position after India in this Test Championship cycle. Their performance too have been good especially at home where they didn’t lose a single Test. They won the series against Pakistan, West Indies and India at home, drawn to Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka while lost to Australia in Australia and their record in this cycle is –
Tests – 11, Won – 7, Lost – 4, Drawn – 0 

IND vs NZ Last 5 Test Matches

In the last 5 years India and New Zealand have played only 5 Test match across two series at each other’s home. In 2016 India hosted New Zealand for three Tests and India won that by 3-0 without doing much and then in 2020 New Zealand took the revenge by beating India 2-0 in a two Tests series at home. So their last 5 Tests record is –
Tests – 5, India won – 3, New Zealand – 2


India Batting Stats vs New Zealand in Test

Let’s discuss Indian batsmen’s batting performance against New Zealand in Test cricket. Captain Virat Kohli has been the stand out performer while the likes of Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane too have been good and opener Rohit Sharma too has been decent so India’s all main batsmen have performed well against the Kiwis.

Indian Batsmen Stats vs New Zealand

Virat Kohli : Innings – 17, Runs – 773, Avg – 51.53, Best – 211, 100 – 3, 50 – 3

Cheteshwar Pujara :  Innings – 17, Runs – 749, Avg – 46.81, Best – 159, 100 – 2, 50 – 4

Ajinkya Rahane : Innings – 13, Runs – 600, Avg – 50.0, Best – 188, 100 – 2, 50 – 1

Rohit Sharma : Innings – 9, Runs – 360, Avg – 60.0, Best – 82, 100 – 0, 50 – 4 

Rishabh Pant : Innings – 4, Runs – 60, Avg – 15.0, Best – 25, 100 – 0, 50 – 0

Shubman Gill : He hasn’t played a Test against New Zealand yet. 


India Bowling Stats vs New Zealand in Test

Now we’re going to discuss Indian bowlers’ performance against New Zealand in Test cricket over the years. Experienced R Ashwin and Ishant Sharma have been excellent against them while the likes of Mohammad Shami and Ravindra Jadeja have been below average and present main pacer Jasprit Bumrah has played only two Tests against them where he did well.

Indian Bowlers Stats vs New Zealand

R Ashwin : Innings – 11, Wickets – 48, Avg – 16.97, Best – 7/59, 5-fers – 6, 10-fers – 3

Ishant Sharma : Innings – 13, Wickets – 35, Avg – 24.14, Best – 6/51, 5-fers – 3

Mohamamd Shami : Innings – 13, Wickets – 23, Avg – 33.78, Best – 4/70, 5-fers – 0

Ravindra Jadeja : Innings – 12, Wickets – 19, Avg – 33.68, Best – 5/73, 5-fers – 1

Jasprit Bumrah : Innings – 4, Wickets – 6, Avg – 31.66, Best – 3/62, 5-fers – 0

Mohammad Siraj : He hasn’t played a Test against New Zealand yet.


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New Zealand Batting Stats vs India in Test

Let’s us now have a look at New Zealand’s batsmen performances against India in Test cricket. Most of their batsmen haven’t had much success but the likes of Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor and Tom Latham have put up some good individual performances and here is their record –

New Zealand Batsmen Stats vs India

Kane Williamson : Innings – 20, Runs – 728, Avg – 36.40, Best – 131, 100 – 2, 50 – 4

Ross Taylor : Innings – 25, Runs – 812, Avg – 33.83, Best – 151, 100 – 3, 50 – 1

Tom Latham : Innings – 12, Runs – 345, Avg – 31.36, Best – 74, 100 – 0, 50 – 5

BJ Watling : Innings – 14, Runs – 269, Avg – 22.41, Best – 124. 100 – 1, 50 – 0

Henry Nicholls : Innings – 5, Runs – 61, Avg – 15.25, Best – 24, 100 – 0, 50 – 0

Devon Conway : He hasn’t played a Test against India yet.


New Zealand Bowling Stats vs India in Test cricket

New Zealand’s bowlers mainly pacers have been successful against India at home as well as in India. The likes of Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Neil Wagner and Kyle Jamieson put some match winning performances and here is a look at their bowling attack’s record against India in Tests.

New Zealand Bowlers Stats vs India

Tim Southee : Innings – 15, Wickets – 39, Avg – 24.46, Best – 7/64, 5-fers – 2

Trent Boult : Innings – 17, Wickets – 36, Avg – 29.52, Best – 4/28, 5-fers – 0

Neil Wagner : Innings – 10, Wickets – 18, Avg – 28.50, Best – 4/62, 5-fers – 0

Kyle Jamieson : Innings – 4, Wickets – 9, Avg – 16.33, Best – 5/45, 5-fers – 1

Colin de Grandhomme : Innings – 4, Wickets – 2, Avg – 37.0, Best – 1/3, 5-fers – 0

Ajaz Patel : He hasn’t played a Test against India yet. 

 

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