Sunday, March 22, 2009

India record first Test win in New Zealand in 33 years

India's 10 wicket win broke India's 33 year Test jinx in New Zealand against them in 1st test match. Bhajji's 6 wicket made the host to end up the second innings by setting the mere 39 runs lead against India.

India scored 39 runs through Gambhir and Dravid after making New Zealand bowled out for 279 . McCullum scored half century in the second innings. Indian Team lead the series by 1-0 in the three match series .

Since 1976 , this was the India's first win in New Zealand that Dhoni brought for our Indians. Indian team are keen to win the series win against New Zealand for the first time since 1968 when they also recorded their maiden overseas Test series win.

The second Test slated to begin at Napier on Thursday.

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