Tag: India vs New Zealand 2020

India vs New Zealand: Prithvi Shaw skips practice with swollen foot, call on his availability for 2nd Test to be taken on Friday

Christchurch: Young opener Prithvi Shaw missed Thursday‘s training session due to a swelling on his left foot, increasing Indian team management‘s worries ahead of the second Test against New Zealand beginning on Saturday. File image of Prithvi Shaw. Twitter/ According to sources, Shaw will undergo a blood test on Thursday to ascertain the reason of the swelling. In case the […]

India vs New Zealand: Ajinkya Rahane‘s mantra for 2nd Test — show more intent and negate angles created by Kiwi pacers

Ajinkya Rahane wants to take on the New Zealand pace battery with more intent in the second Test and his foolproof strategy includes countering the awkward angles which became a nightmare for Indian batsmen during the first Test at the Basin Reserve. Rahane, who top-scored with 46 in the first innings of the opening Test, is hopeful that a turnaround […]

India vs New Zealand: Neil Wagner says Kiwis will continue using short-ball strategy against visitors in second Test

Christchurch: Indian batsmen will get a liberal dose of “chin music” in the second Test at the seamer-friendly Hagley Oval, senior New Zealand pacer Neil Wagner declared on Wednesday, harping on the visitors‘ struggles when faced with pace and bounce. File image of New Zealand pacer Neil Wagner. Twitter/ Wagner pulled out of the first Test to be with his […]

Project Prithvi Shaw: Technical glitches visible but captain Virat Kohli wants to wait

Trent Boult and Tim Southee have exposed the chinks in Prithvi Shaw‘s armour but India skipper Virat Kohli is ready to wait and watch before any corrective analysis as he does not see a pattern in the young opener‘s dismissals so far. There are a few shortcomings that experts have noticed in Shaw‘s batting after the 20-year-old right-handed batsman scored […]