New Zealand beats India to win inaugural ICC World Test Championship

It is first major ICC trophy for the Black Caps, who had ended runners-up at the 2019 ODI World Cup after losing the final to hosts England on boundary count

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India vs New Zealand | ICC World Test Championship | Ishant Sharma

BS Web Team  | New Delhi 

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

A tenacious New Zealand lifted the inaugural World Test Championship title with a comfortable eight-wicket win over India on the sixth and final day of the marquee final at The Hampshire Bowl, Suthampton on Wednesday.

It is first major ICC trophy for the Black Caps, who had ended runners-up at the 2019 ODI World Cup after losing the final to hosts England on boundary count. They had also lost the 2015 World Cup final to Australia.

WATCH: New Zealand's winning moments

 

 The seasoned pair of skipper (52) and (47) took New Zealand past the finish line with their unbeaten 96-run partnership as they overhauled the 139-run target without much fuss.

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin dismissed openers (9) and Devon Conway (19) but the Indians did not have any success after that as the fielders dropped two catches.

IND vs NZ: Top Indian bowler in WTC

India resumed the day at 64 for two but none of the batsmen could play a solid innings and they were all out for 170. was top-scorer for them with his 41-run knock.


WTC FINAL 2021 SCORECARD

India 1st innings scorecard

Batsmen Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Rohit Sharma c Southee b Jamieson 34 68 6 0
Shubman Gill c Watling b Wagner 28 64 3 0
Cheteshwar Pujara lbw b Boult 8 54 2 0
Virat Kohli lbw b Jamieson 44 132 1 0
Ajinkya Rahane c Latham b Wagner 49 117 5 0
Rishabh Pant c Latham b Jamieson 4 22 1 0
Ravindra Jadeja c Watling b Boult 15 53 2 0
R Ashwin c Latham b Ashwin 22 24 3 0
Ishant Sharma c Taylor b Jamieson 4 16 0 0
Jasprit Bumrah lbw b Jamieson 0 1 0 0
Mohammed Shami not out 4 1 1 0
Total: 217-10 in 92.1 Overs
Bowler Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Tim Southee 22 6 64 1
Trent Boult 21.1 4 47 2
Kyle Jamieson 22 12 31 5
Colin de Grandhomme 12 6 32 0
Neil Wagner 15 5 40 2

New Zealand first innings scorecard

Batsmen Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Tom Latham c Kohli b Ashwin 30 104 3 0
Devon Conway c Shami b Ishant 54 153 6 0
Kane Williamson c Kohli b Ishant 49 177 6 0
Ross Taylor c Gill b Shami 11 37 2 0
Henry Nicholls c Rohit b Ishant 7 23 1 0
BJ Watling b Shami 1 3 0 0
Colin de Grandhomme lbw b Shami 13 30 1 0
Kyle Jamieson c Bumrah b Shami 21 16 0 1
Tim Southee b Jadeja 30 46 1 2
Neil Wagner c Rahane b Ashwin 0 5 0 0
Trent Boult not out 7 8 1 0
Total: 249-10 in 99.2 Overs
Bowler Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Ishant Sharma 25 9 48 3
Jasprit Bumrah 26 9 57 0
Mohammed Shami 26 8 76 4
R Ashwin 15 5 28 2
Ravindra Jadeja 7.2 2 20 1

India second innings scorecard

Batsmen Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Rohit Sharma lbw b Southee 30 81 2 0
Shubman Gill lbw b Southee 8 33 0 0
Cheteshwar Pujara c Taylor b Jamieson 15 80 2 0
Virat Kohli c Watling b Jamieson 13 29 0 0
Ajinkya Rahane c Watling b Boult 15 40 1 0
Rishabh Pant c Nicholls b Boult 41 88 4 0
Ravindra Jadeja c Watling b Wagner 16 49 2 0
R Ashwin c Taylor b Boult 7 19 0 0
Mohammed Shami c Latham b Southee 13 10 3 0
Ishant Sharma not out 1 6 0 0
Jasprit Bumrah c Latham b Southee 0 4 0 0
Total: 170-10 in 73 Overs
Bowler Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Tim Southee 19 4 48 4
Trent Boult 15 2 39 3
Kyle Jamieson 24 10 30 2
Neil Wagner 15 2 44 1

New Zealand 2nd innings scorecard

Batsmen Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Tom Latham st Pant b Ashwin 9 41 0 0
Devon Conway lbw b Ashwin 19 47 4 0
Kane Williamson not out 52 89 8 0
Ross Taylor not out 47 100 6 0
Total: 140-2 in 45.5 Overs
Bowler Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Ishant Sharma 6.2 2 21 0
Mohammed Shami 10.5 3 31 0
Jasprit Bumrah 10.4 2 35 0
R Ashwin 10 5 17 2
Ravindra Jadeja 8 1 25 0
 

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