Ind vs New Zealand Test Record at Hyderabad

Hyderabad has the unique distinction of hosting only 4 test matches since 1955 and including the 5th test match played as first test in 2012 series, Hyderabad has only hosted New Zealand for test matches. Only 1 has produced result, which India won. Despite being bowled below 100 in one inning and just 3 wicket short of being bowled below 100 in second inning, India enjoys undefeated record at Hyderabad in Test matches against India. Here is what happened in the last four test matches when both team met at Hyderabad.

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Test Facts at Hyderabad

    Match Results: 4 played, Ind won 1, Draw 3
    Highest Team Score: 498/4 (India), 448 (NZ)
    Lowest Team Score: 89 (India), 124 (NZ)
    Highest Individual Score: (India), (NZ)
    Double Centuries: 223 by Umrigar (India), 225 Brendum McCullum(NZ)
    Best Bowling in Match: 8 wickets by Gupte
    Best Bowling in Innings: 7/128 Gupte, 5/135 Vettori
    5wkts in an Inning: 2 (India), 1 (NZ)
    Centuries: 4 (India), 4 (NZ)
    Half-centuries: 6 (India), 10 (NZ)
    100+ Partnerships:
    238 3rd Umrigar & Vijay Manjrekar, 1955
    171 4th Umrigar & Kripal Singh, 1955
    108* 2nd Sutcliffe & John Reid, 1955
    139 7th Greatbatch & Ian Smith, 1988
    147 2nd McIntosh & Guptill, 2010
    160 1st Gambhir & Sehwag, 2010
    105 10th Harbhajan & Sreesanth, 2010
    125 1st McIntosh & McCullum, 2010
    124 5th McCullum & Williamson, 2010

Interesting Facts

    Hyderabad has overall hosted 4 Test matches since 1955/56 series.
    First 3 Tests were played at Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium (known as Fateh Maidan in 1955 test).
    Uppal Stadium is the host of Fourth and now Fifth test.
    All the 4 test matches were played against New Zealand, and now even the 5th test is scheduled against New Zealand only.
    Kripal Singh scored century on debut (1955).
    Brendum McCullum was the MOM in last test at Hyderabad.

First Test

    Captains: Ghulam Ahmed (Ind) HB Cave (NZ)
    Result: Draw
    Scores: Ind: 498/4 NZ: 326 & 212/2 (f/o))
    100s: 3 in an inning (Ind), 2 in 2 innings (NZ)
    50s: 2 (NZ)
    Best Bowling: 7/128 Gupte in 1st Ing (Ind), 3/91 J Hayes (NZ)

Second Test

    Captains: Nawab of Pataudi Jr. (Ind) GT Dowling (NZ)
    Result: Draw
    Scores: NZ: 181 & 175/8d Ind: 89 & 76/7
    100s: None
    50s: 2 (NZ)
    Best Bowling: 5/51 Prasanna (8/109) (Ind), 7/61 Dayle Hadlee & 6/24 Cunis in match (NZ)

Third Test

    Captains: Vengasarkar (Ind), John Wright (NZ)
    Result: Ind won by 10 wickets
    Scores: NZ: 254 & 124, Ind: 358 & 22/0
    100s: None
    50s: 2 (Ind), 3 (NZ)
    Best Bowling: 7/91 Arshad Ayub (Ind), 4/69 Snedden, Richard Hadlee 3/99, Chatfield 3/82 (NZ)

Fourth Test

    Captains: Dhoni (Ind), Vettori (NZ)
    Result: Draw
    Scores: NZ: 350 & 448/8d, Ind: 472 & 68/0
    100s: 2 (NZ), 1 (Ind)
    50s: 3 each by both teams
    Best Bowling: 5/193 in match by Harbhajan (Ind), 5/135 Vettori (NZ)
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