India Vs New Zealand [3rd Test]: Watch Live 8 October 2016


India Vs New Zealand [3rd Test]: Watch Live 8 October 2016


India is one of the super power cricket playing nation in the world nowadays. They are currently standing numer #2 in position according to the International Cricket Council (ICC) test ranking and T20 ranking but in ODI ranking, they are in 3rd position.

They are also one of the three most successful team which reached the ICC World Cup final three times where the grabbed the title twice. Last time they won the title in 2011. They are also known as Men in Blue. MS Dhoni is the current ODI and T20 captain where Virat Kohli is the Test Captain.


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Now, They are currently visiting New Zealand to play a Test series which is consists of four match. The inaugural test match will start in next 30 September, 2016. Let’s take a glance below where their upcoming test match details is given.

# Match Information:

  • Competition Between – New Zealand Vs India
  • Sport – Cricket
  • Type – Test
  • Date – 8 October – 12 October, 2016
  • Time – 09:30 IST
  • Ground – Eden Gardens, Kolkata


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# India Players Squad:

S/N. Players Name Position Style Remarks
1. Virat Kohli Batsman Right handed Skipper
2. Ajinkya Rahane Batsman Right handed VC
3. Ravichandran Ashwin Bowler Right arm off break
4. Stuart Binny All – rounder Right handed & Right arm medium
5. Shikhar Dhawan Batsman Left handed
6. Ravindra Jadeja All – rounder Left handed & Slow left arm
7. Bhuvneshwar Kumar Bowler Right arm medium fast
8. Amit Mishra Bowler Right arm leg break
9. Cheteshwar Pujara Batsman Right handed
10. KL Rahul Batsman Right handed
11. Wriddhiman Saha Wicket – keeper Right handed
12. Mohammed Shami Bowler Right arm medium fast
13. Ishant Sharma Bowler Right arm fast medium
14. Rohit Sharma Batsman Right handed
15. Shardul Thakur Bowler Right arm medium
16. Murali Vijay Batsman Right handed
17. Umesh Yadav Bowler Right arm fast


# Management & Coaching Staff:

  • Anil Kumble – Head Coach
  • Sanjay Bangar – Batting Coach
  • Abhay Sharma – Fielding Coach
  • Koka Ramesh – Manager


# Salary Structure of team India: The players of Indian national cricket team are divided into three categories according to their salary. They are Grade A, Grade B and Grade C. Each player of A category has received US $158,000 per calendar year where Grade B category players have received US $79,000 annually each. Grade C players are awarded US $39,000 per years each.


# Statistics of India’s International Matches:

# Test: India acquired their test status in 1932 and first test was against England in 25th June, 1932. Till now, they totally played 495 test matches where they won 127 and lost 157. 210 matches were drawn with 1 tied.

# ODI: India played their 1st One Day International match in 13th July, 1974. According to the statistics, they have played totally 899 ODI matches where they won 454 and tied 7 matches. Rest 399 matches were lost and 39 matches have been canceled.

# Twenty20: 1st December, 2006, team India played their inaugural T20 match and since then they have already played 76 T20 matches so far where won 46 matches and lost 28 matches. One match was tied with 1 canceled.


# Next Matches of India:

Match No. Type Duration Against Field
1st Test 22 August – 26 August, 2016 New Zealand Green Park
2nd Test 30 September – 4 October New Zealand Eden Gardens, Kolkata
3rd Test 8 Oct – 13 Oct, 2016 New Zealand Holkar Stadium


# Upcoming Series of India:

S/N Date Against Host
1. September to October, 2016 New Zealand Home
2. November, 2016 to February, 2017 England Home
3. February, 2017 Bangladesh Home
4. February to March, 2017 Australia Home


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