Comeback man Jayant Yadav claims four as India beat New Zealand by record 372 runs to win Test series 1-0
Resuming the day at 140 for five, New Zealand folded up for 167 in the second innings after India set them a mammoth 540-run target.
Second Test, day 3: Scratchy Kohli fails to get half-century but India set huge 540 target for Kiwis
First-innings centurion Mayank Agarwal top-scored with a 62, while Cheteshwar Pujara and Shubman Gill made 47 each.
The left-arm spinner achieved the rare feat on Saturday against India in the second Test, joining the illustrious company of Jim Laker and Anil Kumble.
New Zealand managed to survive by the barest of margins on the last day of the first Test against India after a gritty performance.
Thought career was at crossroads last year, didn't know if I would be in Test team: Indian spinner Ashwin
Ashwin took his 419th wicket in his 80th Test to surpass Harbhajan Singh's all-time wickets record (417 in 103 Tests).
Ashwin picks up wicket of Will Young to became joint third highest wicket-taker in Indian cricket with Harbhajan Singh (417 wickets).
Wankhede stadium to have spectators for second India-New Zealand Test; limit set at 25 per cent of capacity
The match will mark the return of international cricket at the iconic venue after the COVID-19 pandemic brought sporting action to a halt last year.
Iyer made his Test debut in the ongoing match against New Zealand at Green Park, Kanpur.
Jaffer said Latham has the ability to succeed in the subcontinent and plays the sweep shot well.
With Rahul sustaining a muscle strain Shubman Gill who was expected to play in the middle order might be asked to play in his usual opening slot.
Pujara admitted in a roundabout manner that he was putting too much pressure on himself earlier, which has changed since he scored 91 and 61 at Leeds and Oval at a decent clip.
The opening batter is also looking forward to the upcoming two-Test series against New Zealand, to be held at Green Park stadium in Kanpur and the iconic Wankhede stadium in Mumbai.
Going to India and winning Tests one of world cricket's greatest challenges: New Zealand coach Gary Stead
New Zealand coach Gary Stead feels it will be imperative for the touring party to have a clear plan to navigate the turning tracks.