Team India has continued its dominance at the home soil. After the first Test ended up as a draw, India made sure to win the second Test against New Zealand and sealed the bi-lateral series with 1-0.
With this victory, the Virat Kohli-led team also climbed up the ladder on the ICC Test rankings and secured the top position.
India was in the second position and New Zealand was in the first position before the result of this match. With this win, India claimed the top position.
On the other side, India stands at the third position on the points table of the World Test Championship. Defending Champions New Zealand stands at the sixth position of the WTC points table.
India completely dominated New Zealand in the second Test that was held at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Barring Ajaz Patel’s 10-fer in a single innings, New Zealand had nothing beneficial from this game. Especially, they were very poor with the bat in both innings. Thus, they lost the match by a massive margin of 372 runs.
Mayank Agarwal, who scored 212 runs in this game, has been given the Man of the Match Award. Ravichandran Ashwin, who scalped 14 wickets in the series, was given the Man of the Series Award.