Second Test Match India vs New Zealand
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The result of India Vs New Zealand second Test does make a difference, both in making team India number one Test squad and sealing the three-match Test series. Before the home Test series against New Zealand began, India was just below the top-ranked Pakistan on the table. Every win counts here when it comes to improving international Test ranking. Now after clinching a historical win over New Zealand in 500th Test at Kanpur, India is just one step behind regaining their lost sovereignty in Test cricket, which they truly deserve. What's on priority now in Kolkata Test? Gaining an indomitable lead over visitors or achieving number one Test position? Well, team India can kill two birds with one stone in Kolkata Test. All they have to do is manage, at least, a win here. If Kohli's brigade become the winner of India Vs New Zealand second Test, they will not just become number one Test side but will seal the series as well.
Leading 1-0 in the ongoing Test series against New Zealand, India has a golden chance to seal the series at Kolkata. If Kohli's brigade become the winner of India Vs New Zealand second Test, their dream to attain number one Test position will also come true. So, the result of India Vs New Zealand second Test will decide both India's Test ranking and the outcome of the series.
Can India seal the series after winning Kolkata Test against New Zealand?