India, Kanpur, Sep 26: 500, not out, India played its 500th test match and bowled out New Zealand by 197 runs to win their test match at the Green Park in Kanpur on Monday.
India thrashed the Kiwis for 236 taking a 1-0 lead in the first Test of the three-match series.
Chasing a target of 434, the Kiwis were 93 for four at stumps on day four and on Monday lost the remaining six wickets for just 143 .
Mitchell Santner (71) and Luke Ronchi (80), put up a strong resistance in the first hour of the day but their patience didn't last long.
Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took (6/132) claimed his 19th five-wicket haul and nailed the final three wickets of the day, while medium pacer Mohammad Shami, who got some reverse swing, scalped two batsmen in the morning session.
Ashwin grabbed the remaining three wickets in the post-lunch session to complete India’s victory, their 88th on home turf.
Both the teams will now travel to Kolkata, where the second Test is scheduled to begin from Friday.
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