Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Wed 08 Dec 2021 Brendon McCullum reprimanded for showing dissent in Hyderabad Test New Zealand’s opening batsman Brendon McCullum has been fined for showing dissent in the First Test at Hyderabad. The Kiwi batsman was walking off furiously after being given out lbw during the second innings on the fourth day’s play... Kiwi batsmen were completely clueless against spinners When a Test match ends in four days in spite of the fact that wet weather has caused significant interruptions in the game, you can wonder the kind of domination the victorious side has had against their opponents. Ashwin, Ojha spin India to an innings and 115-run victory R Ashwin claimed a match tally of 12 for 85 as New Zealand crashed to an innings and 115 run-defeat in the Hyderabad Test. It was all over very quickly for the Kiwis as they got bundled out in their second innings for 159 in 61.3 overs. The tourists lost their last seven wickets for just 26 runs! New Zealand stare at defeat despite bad weather in Hyderabad Test Heavy downpour in the afternoon forced the third day’s play to be washed out with the Kiwis staring at a defeat. New Zealand need 238 more runs to avoid an innings defeat with 9 wickets in hand. Ashwin, Ojha leave New Zealand in tatters after India's 438 India are in the driver’s seat in the Hyderabad Test by the close of the second day’s play itself thanks to the spin duo of R Ashwin and Pragyan Ojha. New Zealand had a terrible final session in which they quickly crumbled to 106 for 5 in the 42 overs Pujara maiden ton steers India to 307/5 New Zealand fought back to keep India down to 307 for 5 by Stumps on Day 1. India managed to pull off yet another good partnership in the day’s play with Pujara and MS Dhoni adding 47 runs for the unbroken 6th wicket. Hyderabad Test: India look to start afresh When the Indian team takes the field for the first Test against New Zealand at Hyderabad on Thursday, there will be a sense of hollowness among the fans. After all, this will be the first match India will be playing following the retirement of Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman. India Vs New Zealand, First Test at Hyderabad begins tomorrow The First Test between hosts India and New Zealand gets underway tomorrow at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Uppal, Hyderabad. There is no contest between the two sides as India have been a former No.1 Test Team while New Zealand have been struggling abroad.