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New Zealand Vs India 2020: 2nd Test, Christchurch – Stats Preview 

New Zealand Vs India 2020: 2nd Test, Christchurch – Stats Preview
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The second and final game of the two-match Test series between the hosts New Zealand and the visitors India will begin on Saturday (29th February). Hagley Oval (Christchurch) will host this Test match.

At present, the hosts New Zealand are leading this Test series by the 1-0 margin. They won the first Test of this series by ten wickets at Wellington. The upcoming Christchurch Test is the must-win game for India which can help them to level this Test series.

New Zealand vs India 2020: Here are some crucial stats previews before the Christchurch Test

Venue stats (Hagley Oval, Christchurch)

The upcoming Test will be the seventh Test at this venue.

Average totals in overall and each Test innings

Overall

Average Total First innings Second innings Third innings Fourth innings
264.13 286.33 263.17 337.17 169.83

 

New Zealand and India – Test records at this venue

Team Matches Won Lost Tied Draw Win%
New Zealand 6 4 1 0 1 66.67
India

 

Teams stats

New Zealand vs India head-to-head Test records

Stats Total Tests New Zealand Won India Won Tied Draw
Overall 58 11 21 0 26
In New Zealand 24 9 5 0 10
At Hagley Oval (Christchurch)
In the last five matches 5 1 3 0 1

 

Forms in the last five Tests

Team Won Lost Tied Draw
New Zealand 1 3 0 1
India 4 1 0 0

 

Players’ stats

New Zealand cricketers’ stats

i) Kane Williamson (1,473 runs) needs to score seven more runs to become the second most run-scorer as a New Zealand Test captain after surpassing Brendon McCullum (1,479 runs). Stephen Fleming is leading this table with 1,842 Test runs as a captain.

India, New Zealand, New Zealand vs India, Stats preview, Christchurch
Kane Williamson (Image Credit: Twitter)

ii) Tim Southee (547 wickets) is three wickets away to complete his 550 international wickets. After Sir Richard Hadlee (589 wickets) and Daniel Vettori (696 wickets), Southee will become the third New Zealand bowler to claim 550 international wickets.

 India, New Zealand, New Zealand vs India, Stats preview, Christchurch
Tim Southee (Image Credit: Twitter)

 

Indian cricketers’ stats

i) Virat Kohli (21,884 runs) is 116 runs away to complete his 22,000 runs in the international career. After Sachin Tendulkar (34,357 runs) and Rahul Dravid (24,064 runs), Kohli will become the third Indian to score 22,000 international runs. In overall, Kohli will be the eighth batsman to score 22,000 international runs.

Virat Kohli, India, New Zealand, New Zealand vs India, Stats preview, Christchurch
Virat Kohli (Image Credit: Getty Images)

ii) Mayank Agarwal has scored 964 runs in 15 Test innings. He will complete his 1,000 Test runs after adding 36 more runs.

Mayank Agarwal,
Mayank Agarwal (Image Credit: Google)

iii) Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin (48 wickets) is two wickets away to complete his 50 Test wickets against New Zealand. He will be the fourth Indian bowler to claim 50 Test wickets against New Zealand.

Ravichandran Ashwin,
Ravichandran Ashwin (Image credit: Getty Images)

iv) Ravichandran Ashwin (598 wickets) is two wickets behind to complete 600 first-class wickets.

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