The Basin Reserve in Wellington is a troublesome floor for touring groups. The extraordinarily windy circumstances and the inexperienced pitches have usually been a demise mattress for opposition batting assaults. New Zealand’s pacers, adept at bowling in these circumstances, have made life tough for touring batsmen. India have a very poor record at the venue and Virat Kohli’s team must fight the odds if they’re to come back up trumps.
Apart from a victory in the 1968 sequence, India’s first tour of New Zealand, the team has misplaced 4 matches and drawn two over the years. But this team beneath Kohli will look to alter that statistic as they stand on the cusp of a huge record. Team India has gained 7 consecutive Test matches, their longest successful streak in Test cricket and victory at Wellington will assist this team beat its personal mark. This may also be the tied fourth highest streak in Test cricket.
Australia maintain the record for the most Test wins in a row (16), a record they achieved twice, as soon as beneath the captaincy of Steve Waugh after which beneath Ricky Ponting.
India are at the moment sitting on prime of the World Test Championship factors desk and victory at Wellington will assist Kohli’s team additional tighten their grip on the prime slot.