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India beat New Zealand to win series and reclaim top ranking

The Indian team celebrates in Kolkata

By: Eastern Eye Staff

INDIA crushed New Zealand by 178 runs in the second Test on October 3 to clinch the three-match series and reclaim top spot in the world rankings from Pakistan.Chasing 376 for victory, the touring side were bundled out for 197 in fading light on the fourth day at Eden Gardens to give India an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series. India will return to the top of the International Cricket Council Test rankings irrespective of the result of the third and final Test in Indore which starts on October 8. India’s ambition to regain the top ranking after handing over…

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