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India vs New Zealand, 3rd Test, Wellington

Updated: February 28, 2015, 9:00 AM IST
Zaheer Khan celebrates the wicket of Jesse Ryder during the second day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Zaheer Khan celebrates the wicket of Jesse Ryder during the second day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Martin Guptill is bowled by Zaheer Khan on the second day of the the third Test in Wellington. (Reuters Photo)
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Martin Guptill is bowled by Zaheer Khan on the second day of the the third Test in Wellington. (Reuters Photo)

Zaheer Khan plays a shot during the first day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Zaheer Khan plays a shot during the first day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Harbhajan Singh celebrates after scoring a half-century during the first day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Harbhajan Singh celebrates after scoring a half-century during the first day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni ducks the ball during the first day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni ducks the ball during the first day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Harbhajan Singh plays a shot during the first day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Harbhajan Singh plays a shot during the first day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Rahul Dravid walks back after being dismissed for 35 against New Zealand. (AP Photo)
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Rahul Dravid walks back after being dismissed for 35 against New Zealand. (AP Photo)

New Zealand players congratulate Jesse Ryder for taking the wicket of Yuvraj Singh during the first day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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New Zealand players congratulate Jesse Ryder for taking the wicket of Yuvraj Singh during the first day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Sachin Tendulkar plays a shot during his 62-run knock during the first day of the final Test between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Sachin Tendulkar plays a shot during his 62-run knock during the first day of the final Test between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Iain O'Brien celebrates the wicket of Virender Sehwag during the first day of the final Test between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Iain O'Brien celebrates the wicket of Virender Sehwag during the first day of the final Test between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag congratulate themselves on 50 runs as New Zealand bowler Tim Southee watches. (AP Photo)
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Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag congratulate themselves on 50 runs as New Zealand bowler Tim Southee watches. (AP Photo)

MS Dhoni and Harbhajan Singh stretch during day four of the third and final Test. (AFP Photo)
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MS Dhoni and Harbhajan Singh stretch during day four of the third and final Test. (AFP Photo)

Ross Taylor plays a shot during the fourth day of the final Test between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Ross Taylor plays a shot during the fourth day of the final Test between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Indian cricketers congratulate Harbhajan Singh for taking the wicket of Jesse Ryder during the fourth day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington.  (AFP Photo)
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Indian cricketers congratulate Harbhajan Singh for taking the wicket of Jesse Ryder during the fourth day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Harbhajan Singh reacts after taking the wicket of Jesse Ryder during the fourth day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Harbhajan Singh reacts after taking the wicket of Jesse Ryder during the fourth day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Zaheer Khan celebrates taking the wicket of Daniel Flynn during the fourth day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Zaheer Khan celebrates taking the wicket of Daniel Flynn during the fourth day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

New Zealand batsman Daniel Flynn is bowled by Zaheer Khan on day four of the third and final Test. (AFP Photo)
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New Zealand batsman Daniel Flynn is bowled by Zaheer Khan on day four of the third and final Test. (AFP Photo)

Sachin Tendulkar gives instructions to Zaheer Khan and Ishant Sharma during the fourth day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Sachin Tendulkar gives instructions to Zaheer Khan and Ishant Sharma during the fourth day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Rahul Dravid gestures as he walks back to the dressing room for lunch after he made the world record of highest number of catches in Tests to his name. (AFP Photo)
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Rahul Dravid gestures as he walks back to the dressing room for lunch after he made the world record of highest number of catches in Tests to his name. (AFP Photo)

Indian cricketers congratulate Rahul Dravid  for taking the catch of Tim McIntosh to break Mark Waugh's record of maximum catches in Test history. (AFP Photo)
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Indian cricketers congratulate Rahul Dravid for taking the catch of Tim McIntosh to break Mark Waugh's record of maximum catches in Test history. (AFP Photo)

MS Dhoni bats against New Zealand on the fourth day of their third Test at Basin Reserve in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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MS Dhoni bats against New Zealand on the fourth day of their third Test at Basin Reserve in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Yuvraj Singh bats against New Zealand on the fourth day of their third Test at Basin Reserve in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Yuvraj Singh bats against New Zealand on the fourth day of their third Test at Basin Reserve in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

MS Dhoni bats against New Zealand on the fourth day of their third Test at Basin Reserve in Wellington. (AP Photo)
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MS Dhoni bats against New Zealand on the fourth day of their third Test at Basin Reserve in Wellington. (AP Photo)

VVS Laxman plays a shot on the third day of the final Test. (AFP Photo)
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VVS Laxman plays a shot on the third day of the final Test. (AFP Photo)

New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori reacts during the third day of the third and final Test. (AFP Photo)
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New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori reacts during the third day of the third and final Test. (AFP Photo)

Gautam Gambhir and Rahul Dravid greet each other during the third day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Gautam Gambhir and Rahul Dravid greet each other during the third day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Gautam Gambhir celebrates after scoring a century during the third day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Gautam Gambhir celebrates after scoring a century during the third day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Rahul Dravid plays a shot during the third day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Rahul Dravid plays a shot during the third day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Gautam Gambhir plays a shot during the third day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Gautam Gambhir plays a shot during the third day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Rahul Dravid ducks a bouncer during the third day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Rahul Dravid ducks a bouncer during the third day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Indian captain MS Dhoni took six catches in New Zealand's first innings. (AFP Photo)
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Indian captain MS Dhoni took six catches in New Zealand's first innings. (AFP Photo)

Ishant Sharma celebrates the wicket of Daniel Vettori during the second day of the final Test between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Ishant Sharma celebrates the wicket of Daniel Vettori during the second day of the final Test between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Daniel Vettori loses his balance after ducking during the second day of the final Test between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Daniel Vettori loses his balance after ducking during the second day of the final Test between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Harbhajan Singh bowls on the second day of the third and final Test. (AFP Photo)
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Harbhajan Singh bowls on the second day of the third and final Test. (AFP Photo)

Indian cricketers congratulate teammate Harbhajan Singh for taking the wicket of James Franklin during the second day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington.  (AFP Photo)
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Indian cricketers congratulate teammate Harbhajan Singh for taking the wicket of James Franklin during the second day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Zaheer Khan attempts to field off his own bowling on the second day of their third Test at Basin Reserve in Wellington. (AP Photo)
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Zaheer Khan attempts to field off his own bowling on the second day of their third Test at Basin Reserve in Wellington. (AP Photo)


MS Dhoni celebrates taking the catch to dismiss Jesse Ryder on the second day of their third Test at Basin Reserve in Wellington. (AP Photo)
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MS Dhoni celebrates taking the catch to dismiss Jesse Ryder on the second day of their third Test at Basin Reserve in Wellington. (AP Photo)

Jesse Ryder reacts as he walks back to the dressing room during the second day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Jesse Ryder reacts as he walks back to the dressing room during the second day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Tim McIntosh reacts as he walks back to the dressing room during the second day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Tim McIntosh reacts as he walks back to the dressing room during the second day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Ross Taylor plays a shot during New Zealand's first innings. (AFP Photo)
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Ross Taylor plays a shot during New Zealand's first innings. (AFP Photo)

Sachin Tendulkar reacts off his own bowling during the final day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Sachin Tendulkar reacts off his own bowling during the final day of the final Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Harbhajan Singh celebrates after taking the wicket of Ross Taylor during the final day of the final Test between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Harbhajan Singh celebrates after taking the wicket of Ross Taylor during the final day of the final Test between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Ross Taylor celebrates after scoring a century during the final day of the final Test between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)
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Ross Taylor celebrates after scoring a century during the final day of the final Test between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve stadium in Wellington. (AFP Photo)

Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 4969 124
2 South Africa 3767 111
3 England 4497 105
4 New Zealand 3489 100
5 Australia 3294 97
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