India thump New Zealand to celebrate 500th test in style

  • India win 500th test by 197 runs
  • New Zealand's resistance broken by spin
  • Ashwin takes 6-132

The off-spinner then trapped Neil Wagner leg before to seal the victory.

Kolkata hosts the second of the three tests from Friday.

"They are a good side, particularly in their home conditions and they showed that again," said New Zealand captain Kane Williamson.

"As a unit, we want to be able to apply pressure for longer, which isn't always easy in tihs part of the world against a side like India. But it's certainly a challenge for us moving forward."