New Zealand grew to become the newest worldwide aspect to register 100 wins within the longest format of cricket after they defeated India by 10 wickets within the first Test encounter in Wellington on Monday. It took the Kiwis 441 matches to achieve this feat – probably the most by any crew and it was 9 matches greater than what India wanted to succeed in this milestone. Tom Latham completed seven not out whereas Tom Blundell was two as they knocked off the 9 runs wanted for victory in simply 10 balls after the guests had been dismissed for 191 of their second innings.
Most matches taken to finish 100 Test wins
441 – New Zealand
432 – India
320 – Pakistan
310 – South Africa
266 – West Indies
241 – England
199 – Australia
India misplaced their last six wickets for 47 runs on Monday as Trent Boult and Tim Southee mixed to tear by way of the decrease center order after which end off the tail. Southee accomplished his 10th 5-wicket haul in checks with 5-61.
“It was a great win and to beat a quality Indian side is very pleasing,” mentioned Southee, who was named man of the match for figures of 9-110.
“The effort from everyone was outstanding … and to take 20 wickets as a bowling unit was very pleasant.”
The guests, who had not misplaced any of their seven earlier International Cricket Council World Test Championship matches, had began the day on 144-4, nonetheless 39 runs behind and looking at a possible first defeat.
(With company inputs)