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Indian cricket: A 5-0 whipping for NZ, South Africa beckons

Gautam Gambhir at Adelaide Oval

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Another ODI series ends. India run away 5-0 victors, handing the Black Caps yet another whitewash on their sub-continent sojourn.

Vettori’s team began the tour well. Chris Martin gave India a scare in the first Test. The second Test witnessed another exhibition of their fighting qualities.

The third Test at Nagpur, however, was their Waterloo.

McCullum keeps India at bay with classy double: Second Test drawn

New Zealand cricket captain Daniel Vettori, af...

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The second Test match at Hyderabad ended as a damp squib as well.

There were many who considered the tourists easy meat coming into the Test series. The New Zealand batsmen obviously had other thoughts.

Except for the first innings here when they collapsed after a healthy start, they have made the Indian bowlers labour hard for their wickets. They have not let the home side buy their wickets cheap.

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