India and New Zealand groups cancelled their coaching session on Wednesday owing to rain showers in Mumbai.
The second Check between India and New Zealand is scheduled on the iconic Wankhede stadium. Nevertheless, uncommon rains spoiled each groups’ coaching interval.
Group India’s follow session has been cancelled: BCCI
The Wankhede pitch was coated as Mumbai noticed steady rainfall since Wednesday morning.
“Group India’s follow session has been cancelled because of rains,” Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) mentioned in a press release.
The Wankhede Check will even be a series-decider for the 2 groups after they drew the Kanpur Check in an exciting method.
India-New Zealand drew first Check in Kanpur
New Zealand tail-enders Rachin Ravindra and Ajaz Patel displayed a rock-solid defence within the ultimate 9 overs of the sport to defy the Indian spinners.
India simply wanted one wicket to seal the sport however the New Zealand spinners had been nice at blocking the balls to disclaim them a victory.
Ravichandran Ashwin (3/35) and Ravindra Jadeja (4/40) bowled stupendously within the ultimate session to select the wickets of the Black Caps.
New Zealand opener Tom Latham was the best run-scorer for the guests, he stitched a 76-run stand with William Somerville, who got here in as an evening watchman on Day 4.
Shreyas Iyer, who scored 105 and 65 for India in his debut Check, was adjudged because the participant of the match award.
Iyer grew to become the primary Indian participant to attain 100 and a fifty in his debut Check, solely legendary Indian batter Sunil Gavaskar scored two fifty-plus scores in his first Check.
In the meantime, Ravichandran Ashwin (3/35 within the second innings) surpassed Harbhajan Singh’s tally of 417 Check wickets to turn into India’s third-highest wicket-taker within the oldest format.
The second Check between India and New Zealand will begin on December 3 on the Wankhede.