India bowl out NZ for 62 after Ajaz’s record 10 wickets in an inning

Ajaz Patel

MUMBAI: Indian bowlers bowled out New Zealand for paltry 62 after Ajaz Patel equalize the record of taking 10 wickets in a single inning for the Black Caps. 

Resuming Day 2 of the second Test at 221-4, India faced the spinning magic of Ajaz who bagged all 10 wickets of India, becoming the third Test cricketer after Anil Kumble and Jim Laker to achieve this milestone in Test cricket’s rich 144-years history.

Mayank Agarwal top-scored with 150 off 311 balls laced with 17 boundaries and four sixes. Shubman Gill made 44 including seven boundaries and a six.

In reply, Indian spin bowling attack trapped New Zealand batters completely. They were bowled out for paltry 62 runs in 28.1 overs. Tom Latham scored 10 followed by highest run-scorer from the tourists, Kyle Jamieson with 17 runs.

Ravichandran Ashwin bagged four wickets, Axar Patel bagged two while Jayant Yadav took a wicket. Medium-pacer Mohammad Siraj managed to take three scalps.

India will now start their second innings with 263 runs lead.

READ: Mayank’s century keeps India in commanding position