result
2nd Test, Chandigarh, Oct 16 - Oct 20 2003, New Zealand tour of India
(69 ov)(f/o) 424 & 136/4
Match drawn
player of the match
Daryl Tuffey
New Zealand
15y
• The Wisden Bulletin by Anand Vasu

Laxman plays a lone hand

VVS Laxman kept one end up as wickets fell around him and India struggled towards the follow-on target

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Scorecard summary
New Zealand630/6(198.3 overs)1st INNINGS
Mark Richardson145 (410)
Scott Styris119 (231)
Anil Kumble3/181(66)
India424/10(172 overs)1st INNINGS
Virender Sehwag130 (225)
VVS Laxman*104 (262)
India136/4(69 overs)2nd INNINGS
VVS Laxman*67 (183)
Aakash Chopra52 (160)
Daryl Tuffey3/30(14)
Paul Wiseman1/37(17)
end of over 692 runs
INDIA: 136/4CRR: 1.97 
VVS Laxman67 (183)
Yuvraj Singh5 (30)
Paul Wiseman17-6-37-1
Daniel Vettori23-8-40-0
68.6
Wiseman to Laxman, no run
68.5
Wiseman to Laxman, no run
68.4
Wiseman to Laxman, no run
68.3
Wiseman to Laxman, no run
68.2
Wiseman to Laxman, no run
68.1
2
Wiseman to Laxman, 2 runs
end of over 68Maiden
INDIA: 134/4CRR: 1.97 
Yuvraj Singh5 (30)
VVS Laxman65 (177)
Daniel Vettori23-8-40-0
Paul Wiseman16-6-35-1
67.6
Vettori to Yuvraj, no run
67.5
Vettori to Yuvraj, no run
67.4
Vettori to Yuvraj, no run
67.3
Vettori to Yuvraj, no run
67.2
Vettori to Yuvraj, no run
67.1
Vettori to Yuvraj, no run
end of over 67Maiden
INDIA: 134/4CRR: 2.00 
VVS Laxman65 (177)
Yuvraj Singh5 (24)
Paul Wiseman16-6-35-1
Daniel Vettori22-7-40-0
66.6
Wiseman to Laxman, no run
66.5
Wiseman to Laxman, no run
66.4
Wiseman to Laxman, no run
66.3
Wiseman to Laxman, no run
66.2
Wiseman to Laxman, no run
66.1
Wiseman to Laxman, no run
end of over 664 runs
INDIA: 134/4CRR: 2.03 
Yuvraj Singh5 (24)
VVS Laxman65 (171)
Daniel Vettori22-7-40-0
Paul Wiseman15-5-35-1
65.6
Vettori to Yuvraj, no run
65.5
Vettori to Yuvraj, no run
Match details
Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of India
Season2003/04
Player Of The Match
Daryl Tuffey
Daryl Tuffey
Player Of The Series
VVS Laxman
VVS Laxman
Series result2-match series drawn 0-0
Match numberTEST No. 1662
Match days - day match (5-day match)
Test debut
Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh
Umpires
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David Shepherd
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Rudi Koertzen
TV Umpire
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Ivaturi Shivram
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle