India beat New Zealand to Seal Series,Regain World No.1 Ranking

Kolkata Test: India beat New Zealand by 178 runs to win 2nd test and 250th home test match at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens on Monday and claim a 2-0 series win with one match remain. India are No.1 with this test win.

This is India’s fourth consecutive Test win under Kohli at home and 12th straight win for Kohli as well.This is the fourth time Team India has become the World No. 1 Test nation since the advent of the ICC Test rankings.

Chasing 376-run target, New Zealand  bowled for 197 in the fourth innings on Monday.The home team had earlier finished its second innings at 263 in 76.5 overs.Wriddhiman Saha scored crucial fifties in both the innings and was adjudged man of the match.

India and New Zealand to play third and final Test in Indore which starts on Saturday.