Hanuma Vihari fell after scoring a half-century as India reached 194 for 5 at Tea at the opening day of the second one and ultimate Take a look at in opposition to New Zealand at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Saturday.
New Zealand received the toss and requested the Virat Kohli-led facet to bat first.
India misplaced opener Mayank Agarwal affordably for seven runs. Cheteshwar Pujara then joined forces with opening batsman Prithvi Shaw (54) to secure India’s innings.
After Shaw used to be stuck via Kyle Jamieson, skipper Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane have been brushed aside affordably for 3 and 7 runs, respectively via Tim Southee.
Therefore, Pujara (54) and Hanuma Vihari (55) no longer most effective notched up a half-century each and every but in addition shared a an important partnership of 81 runs for the 5th wicket to take India with regards to 200-run mark. The guests have been in the end bowled out for 242 of their first innings.
On Tuesday, India misplaced the outlet Take a look at via 10 wickets by the hands of New Zealand to head 0-1 down within the sequence. It used to be their first defeat within the 8 suits they’ve performed thus far within the World Cricket Council (ICC) Global Take a look at Championship.