Ind vs NZ 2016 Test Series: Bowling Record of Teams

As India completed its only 4th whitewash in Test history, Indians took all 60 wickets and Ashwin, the Player of the Series, took 27 of them, creating the record of highest wickets in one test and maximum 10-wickets haul in India vs New Zealand bilateral test series. While batting saw different stars, bowling of both teams had just one decisive performer who shaped the whitewash with help from Jadeja and seamers. After just 5 tests against New Zealand, he is threatening the bowling records of Hadlee and legendary Indian spinners.

2016 Test Series Ind vs NZ: Squads, Schedule and Results, Batting Record, Team Records

Bowling Records

    1st Bowler (Ashwin) to grab 13 wickets in a test between India and New Zealand.
    3 Maximmum 10-wicket hauls (Ashwin) in Ind-NZ test series.
    13/140 is Ashwin’s best in a match.
    7/59 is Ashwin’s best in an innings.

Top Bowling Performances of the series
The series saw 5 performances of 5 or more wickets in an innings besides two 10+ wicket performances in the match, by Ashwin.

    7/59 Ashwin
    6/81 Ashwin
    6/132 Ashwin
    5/48 Bhuvneswar Kumar
    5/73 Jadeja

Highest Wicket Takers
New Zealand: 43 Wickets

    10 Boult, Santner
    6 Matt Henry, Jeetan Patel
    5 Wagner
    3 Sodhi
    2 Craig
    0 Williamson, Guptill, Neesham

India: 60 wickets

    27 Ashwin
    14 Jadeja
    8 Shami
    6 Bhuvneswar Kumar
    2 Umesh Yadav
    0 Rohit Sharma, Murali Vijay

Best Bowling Performances of the Match

    13/140 Ashwin Indore
    10/225 Ashwin Kanpur

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