Outstanding performances from India and New Zealand in the first Test match resulted in a nail-biting finish
Axar Patel is rapidly emerging as a top-class spinner
He made his Test debut against England in 2021 and took seven wickets.
In the first innings, Axar Patel took a five wicket haul
His five wickets helped India to get out of the first innings with a lead of 49 runs
Axar also joined an elite list of bowlers with the most 5-wicket hauls in their first 4 Test matches