On third day, New Zealand team was all out on the score of 296 runs in their first innings. Tom Latham scored 95 and Will Young scored 89 runs.
Axar Patel took 5 wickets for India. India currently has a lead of 51 runs. India’s score in the second innings is 2 runs for no loss.
R Ashwin took the wicket of Kyle Jamieson 23. With this, Ashwin left behind Wasim Akram (414) of Pakistan in the matter of taking the most wickets in Test cricket.
The last wicket of the Kiwi team fell in the form of William Somerville and this success was also given to India by Ashwin.
Axar Patel, while bowling brilliantly, troubled the New Zealand batsmen a lot. He dismissed Ross Taylor (11), Henry Nicholls (2), Tom Latham (95), Tom Blundell (13) and Tim Southee (5). Along with taking the wicket of Saudi, Akshar made the 5 wicket hall in an innings for the 5th time.
Along with this, Patel also took 4 or more wickets in an innings for the sixth time in a row. Not only this, Axar Patel has become the first left-arm spinner to take five wickets in an innings five times in a calendar year in Test cricket in India.