Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Wed 22 May 2024 Kanpur Test: Interesting stats from the opening day’s play India finished day one of the first Test at Green Park in Kanpur at 291 for 9. Here are some interesting numbers from the first day’s play Durban Test Day 1: Kiwi pacers put South Africa on backfoot New Zealand’s pace bowlers had South Africa in all sorts of strife on the opening day of the first Test at Kingsmead, Durban. Having chosen to bat after winning the toss, the Proteas finished on a disappointing 236 for 8 New Zealand vs Zimbabwe Tests: Top performers New Zealand expectedly trumped Zimbabwe in the short two-Test series at Bulawayo. They beat the hosts by an innings and 117 runs in the first Test, and by 254 runs in the second. Here’s a look at the top performers in the series Williamson’s unbeaten ton wraps up series for New Zealand Kane Williamson scored an unbeaten ton to seal the match as well as 2-Test match series for New Zealand in Hamilton. Dunedin Test: 5 match-defining performances Hosts New Zealand put up a dominant performance to register an emphatic victory over Sri Lanka in the first Test at Dunedin. Chandimal promising inning kept New Zealand in check Karunaratne and Chandimal led the Sri Lankan fight back as the visitors still trail the hosts by 234 runs after day two in Dunedin. In contrast with day one where the runs were scored at a brisk rate by New Zealand and wickets also fallen India vs New Zealand in Tests: Top performers The two-Test match between India and New Zealand saw a number of good performances from either side in a closely contested battle. Shikhar Dhawan ton in vain as Kiwis hold on to tight win New Zealand held on to a tight 40-run win in the First Test at Auckland. The victory was sealed only with the wicket of India Skipper MS Dhoni, who was otherwise threatening to win the match all on his own. India went down fighting though with a total of 367.