New Delhi. Many new records were made in the ongoing 2-Test series between India and New Zealand. But in Mumbai Test Virat Kohli He returned to the team as captain and as soon as he came out for the toss, the 132-year-old record of Test history was repeated. Earlier this happened in the series played between England and South Africa in 1888-89. Now the Mumbai Test became a witness to it. Actually, in the Mumbai Test, the captaincy of India is in the hands of Virat Kohli and the command of New Zealand is in the hands of Tom Latham.
Earlier in the first Test of the series held in Kanpur Ajinkya Rahane India and Kane Williamson He captained the Kiwi team. In this way 4 different players captained the series. This is the second time in Test history when 4 players took over the captaincy of the team in a series of 2 Tests.
132 years old record repeated in Mumbai Test
Earlier, two Tests were played between England and South Africa in 1889 from 12 to 26 March. The first match of the series was held in Port Elizabeth. England won this match by 8 wickets. In this match, England was captained by Aubrey Smith and South Africa was commanded by Owen Dunnell. After this, the captains of both the teams were changed in the second Test of the series held in Cape Town. England was captained by Monty Bowden and D.Africa was commanded by William Milton. Winning this match was necessary for South Africa to draw the series. But the visiting team registered the victory. In this test, England defeated South Africa by an innings and 202 runs.
India have a chance to win the series
as far as India and New Zealand (IND vs NZ) Talking about the current series being played between the two sides, its first match was a draw. In such a situation, the result of the series will come out from the Mumbai Test itself. So both the teams will put their full efforts to win. New Zealand has a chance to create history. Because he has not won any test series in India till date. Whereas India has a chance to win the series as well as win the match. India has not lost a series at home since 2013.