The match between India and New Zealand has always attracted the interest of cricket fans. Whether it is a test, a one-day international game or T20Is, fans like to watch the two teams showdown. New Zealand and India have recently played three T20 series in India, with the latter winning 3-0. Currently, two test series between the two teams are underway.
It will be interesting to see if New Zealand can challenge India under its conditions. Both teams performed very well at home, but both teams found it difficult to win away.
Over the years, India has won several test matches with New Zealand. However, it is important to know that most victories are won at home. Nevertheless, these victories are also very special and still etched in the hearts of cricket fans.
In this article, we have summarized the 5 victories that India has won against New Zealand in the history of cricket matches.
India’s 5 major victories over New Zealand in the test
5. A trip to India, New Zealand (2008-09), 1Yingshi Test-India wins with 10 wickets
India toured New Zealand in 2008 to participate in the full format series. They will play three test series against New Zealand for the first time in five years. Moreover, the Blue Man performed a sensational performance with a bat and a ball in the first test and defeated New Zealand in all departments.
Ishant Sharma chose 4 wickets and Munaf Patel chose three, beating New Zealand 279 times in the first game. In response, due to Sachin Tendulkar’s sensational 160 shots, India scored a total of 520 times.
In response, New Zealand performed 279 runs, while India only needed 39 runs to win the test. India chased the score without losing a wicket.
The Blues won the game with 10 wickets, thus making a happy start to the test series. The next two games ended in a tie, so India won 1-0.