Ishant Sharma records best Test figures by an Indian pacer in New Zealand

Ishant Sharma's performance is the best by an Indian speedster in a Test match in New Zealand, eclipsing Zaheer Khan's five for 29 at Hamilton in December 2002.

updated: February 07, 2014 14:23 IST
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Ishant Sharma's figures of 6 for 134 saw New Zealand bowled out for 503. This earned him the best figures by an Indian pacer in Tests in New Zealand. Here are some other statistical highlights from Day 2 of the first Test between New Zealand and India in Auckland:

# New Zealand (503) have recorded their second highest total at Eden Park, Auckland, next only to the 595 vs South Africa in March 2004. (Scorecard)

# New Zealand's aforesaid total is their fourth highest vs India in Tests - the highest being 630 for six wickets declared at Mohali in October 2003. (Day 2 report)

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