It has been a fascinating test match between both the competitive teams, India and New Zealand. With the return of Kane Williamson and Kyle Jamieson in the Playing 11 of the 1st test match, the New Zealand team were impressive with their performances. While the Indian team played this test match with the absence of Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah, had a decent outing as well.
The New Zealand team have been quite cautious with their approach on the Day 5 of the 1st Test Match at Kanpur. The fast bowler Umesh Yadav managed to take the wicket of spin bowler Will Somerville, who scored 34 runs and played out the whole session 1 in an efficient manner. While the experienced Tom Latham played a terrific knock of 52 to help the visitors in cutting the overs and time as well.
The captain of the Blackcaps team, Kane Williamson arrived on the crease and has been impressive as usual and would look to continue the same momentum to help the visitors in saving the test match. While Ross Taylor came at the crease and was dismissed early.
The bowlers of the Indian team have not been able to put the New Zealand team under pressure with their bowling performances. The batters have put their best foot forward to eliminate the risk of the spinners. It is of paramount importance that Kane Williamson be dismissed for the Indian team to win the match. While the next batters will be Henry Nicholls and Tom Blundell, who are quite capable as well.
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Around 30 overs are left on the last day of the match. The next 20 overs will be played with the old ball, and the spinners would have to run down the batting line up of the visitors. While the new ball will be available for the last 10 overs of the play, which will be too late for the Indian team.
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