What a Test series it had been! Full of thrilling moments and records galore – at Kanpur, the visitors halted a red hot Indian unit while at Mumbai, despite, an epic landmark by Ajaz Patel of New Zealand, India raced to a 372-run victory. Patel was the lone star from the visitors’ camp as his efforts were heavily undermined by the Kiwi batters – India remain on top.
The little boy flew to New Zealand from Mumbai when everything was unknown around him. He and his family faced challenges to cope and since then, Ajaz Yunus Patel believed, he can overcome any hindrances in the coming days and it has been a long journey for the Mumbai-born spinner
New Zealand and Kane Williamson witnessed Australia lift the trophy of the Twenty20 World Cup in Dubai – without even letting a competition take place. It was another defeat in the finals of an ICC event. But in one format, New Zealand have shown why they are the current champions and which is Test cricket. They might be done and dusted, but they keep on breathing and fight – Kanpur witnessed one of the breathtaking Test matches of this year, where the Kiwis frustrated India and snatched a draw from the jaws of defeat.