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New Zealand cricket team in India in 2012

New Zealand cricket team in India in 2012
New Zealand
Dates 23 August 2012 – 11 September 2012
Captains Mahendra Singh Dhoni Ross Taylor
Test series
Result India won the 2-match series 2–0
Most runs Cheteshwar Pujara (216) Ross Taylor (157)
Most wickets Ravichandran Ashwin (18) Tim Southee (8)
Player of the series Ravichandran Ashwin (Ind)
Twenty20 International series
Result New Zealand won the 2-match series 1–0
Most runs Virat Kohli (70) Brendon McCullum (91)
Most wickets Irfan Pathan (3) Kyle Mills (2)
James Franklin (2)
Player of the series Brendon McCullum (NZ)

New Zealand played two Test matches and two Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) in India as part of their preparations for the ICC World T20 in September in Sri Lanka. The series started with a Test match on 23 August 2012 and ended with a T20I on 11 September 2012.[1][2]


  • Test series 1
    • 1st Test 1.1
    • 2nd Test 1.2
  • T20I series 2
    • 1st T20I 2.1
    • 2nd T20I 2.2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Test series

1st Test

23–27 August
438 (134.3 overs)
Cheteshwar Pujara 159 (306)
Jeetan Patel 4/100 (41 overs)
159 (61.3 overs)
James Franklin 43* (122)
Ravichandran Ashwin 6/31 (16.3 overs)
164 (79.5 overs, f/o)
Kane Williamson 52 (163)
Ravichandran Ashwin 6/54 (26.5 overs)
India won by an innings and 115 runs
Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad
Umpires: Steve Davis (Aus) and Ian Gould (Eng)
Player of the match: Ravichandran Ashwin (IND)
  • India won the toss and elected to bat.

2nd Test

31 August – 4 September
365 (90.1 Overs)
Ross Taylor 113 (127)
Pragyan Ojha 5/99 (28.1 overs)
353 (96.5 Overs)
Virat Kohli 103 (193)
Tim Southee 7/64 (24 overs)
248 (73.2 Overs)
James Franklin 41 (90)
Ravichandran Ashwin 5/69 (22 overs)
262/5 (63.2 Overs)
Virat Kohli 51* (82)
Jeetan Patel 3/68 (15.2 Overs)
India won by 5 wickets
M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Umpires: Steve Davis (Aus) and Ian Gould (Eng)
Player of the match: Virat Kohli (Ind)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Tim Southee produces the third best bowling figures for New Zealand in Tests.

T20I series

1st T20I

8 September
19:00 (D/N)
Match abandoned due to rain
ACA-VDCA Stadium, Vishakapatnam

2nd T20I

11 September
19:00 (D/N)
New Zealand 
167/5 (20 overs)
166/4 (20 overs)
Brendon McCullum 91 (55)
Irfan Pathan 3/31 (4 overs)
Virat Kohli 70 (41)
Kyle Mills 2/17 (3 overs)
New Zealand won by 1 run
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Umpires: Sundaram Ravi (Ind) and Vineet Kulkarni (Ind)
Player of the match: Brendon McCullum (NZ)


  1. ^ "No warm-ups for New Zealand ahead of India Tests".  
  2. ^ "New Zealand tour of India, 2012 – Fixtures".  

External links

  • "New Zealand in India – Series – Home".  
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