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India vs New Zealand Cricket Series 2010Schedule
- Thu Nov 4 - Mon Nov 8, 2010: 1st Test - India vs New Zealand at Ahmedabad
- Fri Nov 12 - Tue Nov 16, 2010: 2nd Test - India vs New Zealand at Hyderabad
- Sat Nov 20 - Wed Nov 24, 2010: 3rd Test - India vs New Zealand at Nagpur
- Sun Nov 28, 2010: 1st ODI - India vs New Zealand at Guwahati
- Wed Dec 1, 2010 (D/N): 2nd ODI - India vs New Zealand at Jaipur
- Sat Dec 4, 2010: 3rd ODI - India vs New Zealand at Vadodara
- Tue Dec 7, 2010 (D/N): 4th ODI - India vs New Zealand at Bangalore
- Fri Dec 10, 2010 (D/N): 5th ODI - India vs New Zealand at Chennai
New Zealand in India, 2010 Test Series
India vs New Zealand, 3rd Test, Nagpur, Nov 20-24
Nagpur Test, day four: India beat New Zealand comprehensively, IND-NZL:1-0(3)
Nov 23, 2010India won the 3rd and final Test match by an innings and 198 runs, handing New Zealand their fifth heaviest innings defeat in history, at Nagpur. It was also India's third-biggest win. New Zealand were all out for 175 in their second innings. The hosts won the three-match series 1-0 after the first two tests ended in draws.
India 566 for 8 dec. (Dravid 191, Dhoni 98, Gambhir 78, Sehwag 74) beat New Zealand 193 (Ryder 59, Ishant 4-43, Ojha 3-57) and 175 (Ishant 3-15, Harbhajan 3-56) by an innings and 198 runs
Nagpur Test, day three: India take total control
Nov 22, 2010Rahul Dravid and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's 193-runs partnership for the sixth wicket helped India bat New Zealand out of the third and final Test at Nagpur. Resuming the day at 292-2, India lost overnight half centurion Sachin Tendulkar (61), V.V.S. Laxman (12) and Suresh Raina (three) in the morning session, but Rahul Dravid notched up his 31st Test century, while skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored a half century as India took a massive lead of 373 runs before declaring.New Zealand lost opener Tim McIntosh late in the third session, ending the day at 24/1.
New Zealand 193 and 24 for 1 (Harbhajan 1-9) trail India 566/8 decl (Dravid 191, Dhoni 98) by 349 runs
Nagpur Test, day two: India batsmen dominate New Zealand
Nov 21, 2010India have taken control of the third and decisive final Test against New Zealand thanks to impressive displays from their top-order batsmen. Having bowled out the tourists for 193, Gautam Gambhir (78), Virender Sehwag (74), Rahul Dravid (69) and Sachin Tendulkar (57) all hit half centuries to help India to 292-2. Sachin Tendulkar will resume against New Zealand on Monday needing 43 runs for his 50th Test century.The Black Caps started the day on 148 for seven and their hopes of building a score in excess of 200 were dealt an important blow inside the opening half hour when Ishant Sharma removed Brendon McCullum. Paceman Ishant Sharma was the pick of the bowlers, taking 4-43 while Pragyan Ojha took 3-57.
India 292 for 2 (Gambhir 78, Sehwag 74, Dravid 69*, Tendulkar 57*) lead New Zealand 193 (McCullum 40, Southee 38, Ishant 4-43) by 99 runs
Nagpur Test, day one: Bowlers put India in the driver's seat
Nov 20, 2010Indian bowlers worked in tandem on Saturday to leave New Zealand tottering at 148 for seven after they elected to bat first in the third and final Test match being played at Nagpur’s Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium. Sreesanth started the proceedings for India by sending the opening batsmen Martin Guptill (six) and Tim McIntosh (four) back to the pavilion with the team score on 2-16. He finished with the figures of 2-20 in nine overs, Ishant finished with 2-32 in 13 overs, while Ojha had figures of 2-49 in 19 overs when bad light stopped play 20 minutes before scheduled close of play on day one.