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New Zealand v India, 1st Test, Auckland, 4th day

Dhawan finally curbs aggressive instinct

Feb 10, 2014: Shikhar Dhawan's impatience in Tests has been his major shortcoming, but his fighting century in Auckland proved that he may yet have it in him to cut it at the longest format

Abhishek Purohit in Auckland

New Zealand v India, 1st Test, Auckland, 4th day

Neil Wagner, from stock bowler to NZ's game changer

Feb 9, 2014: Neil Wagner is a third seamer who takes his role to heart. Against India on Sunday, he added another dimension to that role, producing a match-turning performance

Abhishek Purohit in Auckland

New Zealand v India, 1st Test, Auckland, 4th day

Dhoni backs Jadeja counterattack ploy

Feb 9, 2014: Dhoni said India would have toned down the aggression if his stand with Jadeja had added another 25-30 runs

Abhishek Purohit in Auckland

New Zealand v India, 1st Test, Auckland, 4th day

New Zealand pace attack on a high

Feb 9, 2014: New Zealand's fast bowlers took 20 wickets for the second time in three Tests, and were largely instrumental in the Auckland Test win

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New Zealand v India, 1st Test, Auckland, 4th day

'Mixed emotions' for Dhoni after rollercoaster Test

Feb 9, 2014: After faltering badly in the first innings to concede a 301-run lead, India fought back strongly to make it a close contest, leaving Dhoni with 'mixed emotions'

Abhishek Purohit in Auckland

New Zealand v India, 1st Test, Auckland, 4th day

'Never regretting not enforcing follow-on' - McCullum

Feb 9, 2014: Brendon McCullum said he did not regret not making India follow on and added he was proud of the character showed by his side to ride out India's challenge and secure victory

Abhishek Purohit in Auckland

New Zealand v India, 1st Test, Auckland, 4th day

New Zealand seamers deliver thrilling win

Feb 9, 2014: Neil Wagner, menacing in every spell he bowled on the last day, picked up four wickets, including Dhawan and MS Dhoni, to help New Zealand take a 1-0 lead in the two-match Test series

The Report by Devashish Fuloria

New Zealand v India, 1st Test, Auckland, 3rd day

'No panic, NZ stay confident'- Wagner

Feb 8, 2014: Neil Wagner said there was no panic in the team's ranks, after New Zealand were bowled out for 105 in the second innings, setting India a target of 407

Abhishek Purohit in Auckland

New Zealand v India, 1st Test, Auckland, 3rd day

One of our top spells as a unit - Zaheer

Feb 8, 2014: Zaheer Khan has said that dismissing New Zealand for 105 was one of the best collective Indian bowling efforts he has been part of

Abhishek Purohit in Auckland

New Zealand v India, 1st Test, Auckland, 3rd day

Shami and Jadeja wake India up

Feb 8, 2014: Under pressure for much of this tour, India were roused by a sparks of brilliance from two individuals who ambushed New Zealand in their second innings

Abhishek Purohit in Auckland

New Zealand v India, 1st Test, Auckland, 3rd day

A rare haul for India's fast bowlers

Feb 8, 2014: Stats highlights from the third day of the first Test between New Zealand and India in Auckland

Shiva Jayaraman

New Zealand v India, 1st Test, Auckland, 3rd day

New Zealand lose ground but stay ahead

Feb 8, 2014: India gave themselves a chance to win the first Test in Auckland by dismissing New Zealand for 105 in the second innings after they had conceded a 301-run lead in the first

The Report by Devashish Fuloria

New Zealand v India, 1st Test, Auckland, 2nd day

An old issue with Ishant

Feb 7, 2014: Despite taking his first five-wicket haul since July 2011, after a stretch of 19 Tests, Ishant Sharma did not bowl with the skill and confidence of someone who is playing his 54th match

Abhishek Purohit in Auckland

New Zealand v India, 1st Test, Auckland, 2nd day

McCullum praises Williamson's temperament

Feb 7, 2014: Brendon McCullum has said his 224 at Eden Park will be his best innings if New Zealand beat India in the first Test

Abhishek Purohit in Auckland

New Zealand v India, 1st Test, Auckland, 2nd day

McCullum, quicks keep India down

Feb 7, 2014: Brendon McCullum narrowly missed improving his best Test score, but his second double-century formed the bedrock of New Zealand's strong first-innings total

The Report by Devashish Fuloria

New Zealand v India, 1st Test, Auckland, 1st day

Post-lunch slack costs India

Feb 6, 2014: The format may have changed, but once again, a poor bowling display has already left the Indian batsmen with plenty to do

Abhishek Purohit in Auckland

New Zealand v India, 1st Test, Auckland, 1st day

New Zealand's young and old revel in rescue act

Feb 6, 2014: At 30 for 3, New Zealand were tottering, but Kane Williamson and Brendon McCullum laid down the marker to remind the visitors that they would not find the Tests any easier than they did the ODIs

Abhishek Purohit in Auckland

New Zealand v India, 1st Test, Auckland, 1st day

Brendon McCullum goes past Astle

Feb 6, 2014: Stats highlights from the first day of the first Test between New Zealand and India in Auckland

Shiva Jayaraman

New Zealand v India, 1st Test, Auckland, 1st day

Williamson, McCullum flatten India

Feb 6, 2014: Kane Williamson and Brendon McCullum scored aggressive hundreds during a rapid double-century stand for the fourth wicket, consigning New Zealand's top-order stumble to a distant memory

The Report by Devashish Fuloria

India in New Zealand 2013-14

Taylor flourishing in his happy place

Feb 5, 2014: Talking to people whom he could trust and staying confident in his abilities helped Ross Taylor overcome the difficult period where he lost the New Zealand captaincy and find the form of his life

Abhishek Purohit in Auckland
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Match drawn
New Zealand v India at Auckland - Feb 6-9, 2014
New Zealand won by 40 runs
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Match drawn
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New Zealand won by 87 runs
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