Highlights: Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara Put India On Top
Ravindra Jadeja five-wicket haul helped India restrict New Zealand to 262 on Day 3 of the first Test at Kanpur. Catch highlights of IND vs NZ here
4:40 hrs IST: And that’s the end of the day. India finish on 159/1 (with a total lead of 215 runs). Vijay remains unbeaten on 64 while Pujara is on 50.
04:34 hrs IST: And that’s fifty for Pujara. His 9th in Tests. Superb innings!
04:23 hrs IST: India are 147/1 after 43 overs, lead by 203 runs.
04:15 hrs IST: Both batsmen are handling spin without much fuss, especially Vijay, who looks so much at ease.
04:06 hrs IST: Eight overs left in the day. Can India get their lead past 250?
03:58 hrs IST: Four runs off Wagner’s over. Nothing seems to be working for New Zealand!
03:49 hrs IST: India are 127/1 after 34 overs, lead by 183 runs. Vijay 52*, Pujara 37*.
03:42 hrs IST: FOUR! Half-volley from Wagner, Pujara gets into position and drives it through covers. Moves to 36 off just 39 balls.
03:35 hrs IST: FOUR! Flighted delivery from Guptill, Pujara dances down the track and hits it past the fielder at mid-off. India are 120/1 after 32 overs, lead by 176 runs.
03:26 hrs IST: Wagner now. He might look to attack both Pujara, Vijay with bouncers.
03:19 hrs IST: India are 103/1 after 27 overs, lead by 159 runs.
STAT ATTACK – 3: Number of five-fers taken by Jadeja in team’s first innings in Tests.