It has been an ‘Indian Summer’ for Brendon McCullum and the New Zealand cricket team.
Following India’s winless streak, Daksh Panwar catches up with a nation on a celebration overdrive.
India did not win a single game on their shortened tour of New Zealand, losing both ODI and Test series.
Kohli jumped two places following his knocks of 38 and 105 not out in the Wellington Test, which ended in a draw.
Virat Kohli’s obsession with batting can even be discerned during practice sessions.
Brendon McCullum reflects with humour and honesty on what has been a historic series for the nation.
Curator of NZC’s museum at the Basin Reserve turned out to be much younger than his job profile.
All of New Zealand exhales as McCullum becomes first Kiwi batsman to score a Test triple hundred.
Brendon McCullum’s innings was the highest score for a New Zealand batsman in a Test innings.
After the 1-0 series loss, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni chose not to be too critical.
Brendon McCullum scored 535 runs in the two-match series, having also scored 224 in first Test.
Similarities between Laxman’s Eden epic and McCullum’s masterclass go well beyond figure of 281.
Shikhar Dhawan summed up the mood in the Indian camp after Brendon McCullum’s marathon effort.
India seamer Zaheer Khan went wicketless for 36 overs after his three strikes.
While wickets didn’t come in the last session, a couple of close chances went down in the field.
India must win the match to level the two-Test series after New Zealand won the first game at Eden Park.
Poyarekar never imagined that Ajinkya Rahane would seek his help to be a better batsman.
Jones has been blind since birth but has religiously attended most matches at Basin Reserve for last 30 years.
Ajinkya Rahane maiden Test ton to put India in a position of strength; New Zealand 24 for 1 after trailing by 246.
Highlight of Indian innings was the 120-run seventh wicket partnership between Rahane and Dhoni.
It’s a unique initiative for a cricket ground. It reminds you of love padlocks commonly seen at bridges across Europe.
Ajinkya Rahane had anchored India’s innings with a compact approach in holding up his end .
Ishant Sharma’s career-best 6/51 bowls out NZ for 192; Dhawan’s 71* leads India to 100/2.
At the Basin. It’s lush green, indeed. Ain’t colour blind, can’t really make out the pitch.
After Ishant Sharma’s heroics with the ball, India were placed comfortably at 100 for 2.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni wasted little time asking New Zealand to bat on the green wicket.
Unlike in first Test at Auckland, India will have to dominate game right through if they are to draw level.
A team official also refused to allow any questioning on matters other than the Test.
Curator Sipthorpe said it was a guarantee that the captain who would win toss, would like to bowl first.
Tim Southee spoke about wanting to keep India winless on the tour.
Players who went unsold and for good money will have to set aside IPL happenings to deal with spicy track at Wellington.
While Kiwi cricketing families consist mainly of men across generations, siblings Peter and Sara break the clutter.
McCullum rated his double-hundred in the first innings as the best knock he has ever played.
The skipper admitted that India could have done better with both bat and ball in the first innings.
India fought back brilliantly with the ball to give themselves a fighting chance of achieving an unlikely victory.
India fall 301 behind but Shami with ball, Jadeja in field and Dhawan with bat get side back on track
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