The match on the fifth day of the World Test Championship final at the Hampshire Bowl commenced after due to rain. Pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah bowled the first over of the day.
Southampton: The match on the fifth day of the World Test Championship final at the Hampshire Bowl commenced after due to rain. Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah bowled the first over of the day.
In the second session, Shami gets his third scalp of the match as he traps Colin de Grandhomme in front of the stumps for 13.
Indian pacer Shami took his fourth wicket. An effective bouncer from him brings an end to Kyle Jamieson's entertaining knock as he departs for 21.
The third one for Ishant Sharma, he gets the big scalp of Kane Williamson. After Virat Kohli (44), Ajinkya Rahane (49), the New Zealand skipper misses his half-century by a single run. NZ are at 221/8.
Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin takes his second wicket and makes his presence felt on day five as he dismisses Neil Wagner for a duck.
In the first session of the fifth day, the Kiwi team scored 34 runs after batting 23 overs. The duo of Shami and Ishant Sharma showed quality bowling. Mohammad Shami gives two breakthroughs to his team. The first one is Ross Taylor as he dismissed for 11 and got another wicket as BJ Watling bowled out for just 1 run before taking lunch. Pacer Ishant Sharma scalped Henry Nicholls with a peach of a delivery from round the wicket.
The first and the fourth day of the World Test Championship final has been washed out without any game due to rain. India were all out for 217 in their first innings. New Zealand scored 101 runs for the loss of two opening wickets till the end of the day. In reply to India, New Zealand are 101/2 in 49 overs.
India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah
New Zealand (Playing XI): Tom Latham, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling(w), Colin de Grandhomme, Kyle Jamieson, Neil Wagner, Tim Southee, Trent Boult