India and New Zealand are set to take on each other in the ICC World Test Championship final. The match is set to commence today (June 18) at The Rose Bowl Cricket Stadium in Southampton, England. The ICC event has become one of the most prominent matches of this year since it will lead way for the first-ever champions of the World Test Championship.
India and New Zealand qualified for the final of ICC World Test Championship after finishing on the 1st and 2nd spot respectively in the points table of ICC World Test Championship tournament. When we take a look at ICC events, India is not very successful against New Zealand in the past. In the last five clashes between India and New Zealand in ICC events, India has lost every game. Here we take a look at India’s last five encounters against New Zealand in ICC events.
India Against New Zealand In Last 5 Matches Of ICC Events
India vs New Zealand 2nd Test (World Test Championship)- Lost By 7 Wickets
India last faced New Zealand in an ICC event during the 2nd Test in February-March 2020. The Test series was part of the ICC World Test Championship. India were bowled out for 242 in the first innings with Prithvi Shaw (54), Cheteshwar Pujara (54), and Hanuma Vihari (55) managing half-centuries.
The home team New Zealand were bowled out for just 235 after suffering a batting collapse towards the end. However, the Kiwis bounced back by bowling out India for just 124 in the 2nd innings. Batting in the 2nd innings, New Zealand comfortably managed to chase the 132-run target and won the match by 7 wickets.