Prithvi Shaw was the stand-out performer for India within the first session of Day 1 of the second Test match in opposition to New Zealand in Christchurch however his innings was lower brief thanks to an excellent catch by Tom Latham at second slip. Shaw was wanting fairly spectacular as he accomplished his half century however in his try to speed up after reaching his fifty, he ended up gifting his wicket to Kyle Jamieson. Shaw went chasing after an over-pitched supply from the lanky quick bowler and Latham plucked a one-handed stunner from skinny air to dismiss him for 54.
Shaw scored a quickfire half century however New Zealand despatched again each of India’s openers to depart the vacationers on 85 for 2 at lunch. Virat Kohli, who was unbeaten on three, was on the crease alongside Cheteshwar Pujara (15 not out) on the finish of the primary session.
After a begin delayed by the final remnants of some in a single day rain, New Zealand, who romped to victory by 10 wickets within the first take a look at in Wellington, gained the toss and elected to ship out their tempo-packed assault on a inexperienced wicket at Hagley Oval.
Trent Boult made the primary breakthrough when he trapped Mayank Agarwal lbw for seven with solely 30 runs on the board however Shaw on the different finish took the sport to the house facet with some aggressive batting.
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The 20-year-outdated proper hander secured his second take a look at half century from solely 61 balls, reaching the milestone by hooking Neil Wagner for six simply over the outstretched fingers of Kyle Jamieson on the boundary rope.
Jamieson acquired his man for 54 quickly afterwards, nonetheless, getting a little bit of swing to lure Shaw right into a thick edge that Tom Latham took at full stretch at second slip.
(With company inputs)