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Indian cricket

Tendulkar praises Kirsten's role

Sachin Tendulkar has praised India's coach Gary Kirsten for his role in the team's first Test series win in New Zealand for more than 41 years

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New Zealand news

Moles wants say in selection

Andy Moles, the New Zealand coach, has expressed his wish to join the selection panel, after initially turning down the role at the time of taking over in December

New Zealand v India, 3rd Test, Wellington, 5th day

We were outplayed - Vettori

On the last day - a gloomy one - of a tough season, New Zealand had a few bright spots to hang on to. Of course, the series had been lost the day they were bowled out for 197 at the Basin Reserve

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New Zealand v India, 3rd Test, Wellington, 4th day

We'll look to bat out the day - McCullum

No damp squib here with New Zealand wicketkeeper Brendon McCullum saying the team will want to bat out the final day at Wellington instead of rain helping them draw the match. "You can't pray for rain or you can't expect rain to get you out of the situati

New Zealand v India, 3rd Test, Wellington, 4th day

Harbhajan a revelation

India ensured they would win their first Test series in New Zealand in 41 years - that probably hadn't been in doubt at the start of the day's play or from the time India bowled New Zealand out for 197 to get a lead of 182.

New Zealand v India, 3rd Test, Wellington, 3rd day

Grinding the opposition

It was like watching a Ranji Trophy knockout game. India had taken a huge first-innings lead, and went about batting New Zealand out of the game ruthlessly.