Black Caps crowned World Test Champions!

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The Black Caps are the World Test Champions after beating India by 8 wickets in Southampton, UK.

New Zealand chased down a tricky total of 139 with only the loss of two wickets. Captain Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor completed a 96 run partnership to secure the victory. Williamson ended on 52* and while Ross Taylor was 47* at the end.

A draw looked likely on the final day, after rain had disrupted a lot of the match. However, some excellent bowling from Man of the Match Kyle Jamieson and Tim Southee, ensured India was bowled out for 170 in their second innings.

The result means that New Zealand topple cricket’s superpower India and claim the biggest win in their history. It is the first major global cricket tournament the Black Caps have won.

In 2019 they came close to winning the One Day World Cup, only to be undone by an obscure rule.

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