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Stats dossier: How many Tests has India won in New Zealand?

Last updated on: February 05, 2014 11:49 IST

Indan cricket team - stats India vs New ZealandRevenge will be foremost on India's mind as they take clash against New Zealand in the two-match Test series, starting in Auckland on February 6, after being whitewashed 0-4 in the One-Day Internationals.

Overall, India enjoy a wonderful record against the Kiwis in Tests, having won 18 matches out of 52, but clinched victory in only five games out of 21 in New Zealand.

Rajneesh Gupta presents a detailed statistical record of India-New Zealand Tests on New Zealand soil.

 

 

Head to head:

  Played India won NZ won Drawn
Overall 52 18 9 25
in New Zealand 21 5 7 9
in India 31 13 2 16

Summary of series results:

in New Zealand: Series-8, India won-2, NZ won-4, Drawn -2

in India: Series-10, India won- 8, NZ won -0, Drawn -2

Details:

Season Captains Mts Ind NZ Drawn
1967-68 Tiger Pataudi Graham Dowling 4 3 1 0
1975-76 Bishan Singh Bedi Glenn Turner 3 1 1 1
1980-81 Sunil Gavaskar Geoff Howarth 3 0 1 2
1989-90 Mohammad Azharuddin John Wright 3 0 1 2
1993-94 Mohammad Azharuddin Ken Rutherford 1 0 0 1
1998-99 Mohammad Azharuddin Stephen Fleming 2 0 1 1
2002-03 Sourav Ganguly Stephen Fleming 2 0 2 0
2008-09 MS Dhoni Daniel Vettori 3 1 0 2
    TOTAL 21 5 7 9

(Note:  In 1967-68, Bruce Sinclair captained New Zealand in first Test.

In 1975-76, Sunil Gavaskar captained India in first Test.

In 2008-09, Virender Sehwag captained India in second Test.)

Summary: Series-8, Ind won-2, NZ won-4, Drawn -2

Highest innings totals:

India 520 Hamilton 2008-09
New Zealand 619-9d Napier 2008-09

Lowest innings totals:

India 81 Wellington 1975-76
New Zealand 94 Hamilton 2002-03

Match aggregates:

Highest match aggregate 1505 for 25 wickets Auckland 1989-90
Lowest match aggregate 507 for 36 wickets Hamilton 2002-03

Highest individual innings:

India 192 Mohammad Azharuddin Auckland 1989-90
New Zealand 239 Graham Dowling Christchurch 1967-68

Most runs in a series:

India 445 (avg 89.00) Gautam Gambhir 2008-09
New Zealand 471 (avg 58.87) Graham Dowling 1967-68

Best bowling in an innings:

India 8/76 Erapalli Prasanna Auckland 1975-76
New Zealand 7/23 Richard Hadlee Wellington 1975-76

Best bowling in a match:

India 11/140 Erapalli Prasanna Auckland 1975-76
New Zealand 11/58 Richard Hadlee Wellington 1975-76

Most wickets in a series:

India 24 (avg 18.79) Erapalli Prasanna 1967-68
New Zealand 16 (avg 27.87) Danny Morrison 1989-90