India vs New Zealand 1st Test, Day 2: New Zealand reach Lunch at 71/1, trail India by 247 runs

India 318 all out after 97 overs. Kiwi ace Martin Guptill departs for 21.

In the historical 500th Test match at the Green Park stadium in Kanpur, India were all out for 318 in the 1st innings. New Zealand has started their innings with flair.

12:11 pm: 2nd session of Day 2 commences. Virat Kohli has given the ball to Ravindra Jadeja after Lunch.

11:31 am: It’s LUNCH time! The players and umpires head back to the pavilion. New Zealand 71/1 after 21 overs, trailing India by 247 runs.

Its Lunch time...

11:25 am: The Kiwis are showing patience this morning after the loss of Guptill‘s wicket. New Zealand 69/1 after 19 overs.

11:19 am: Captain Williamson smashes Ashwin for a beautiful boundary.

India vs New Zealand, Williamson hits Ashwin for a 4,

11:11 am: New Zealand brings up their 50 in the 15th over. Williamson and Latham will hope to settle down and build a partnership.

10:59 am: Kohli bring veteran spinner Ravichandran Ashwin into the attack. It will be interesting to see how New Zealand batsmen cope with spin.

10: 47 am: New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson comes to the crease.

10: 45 am: Umesh Yadav dismisses Martin Guptill. New Zealand 35/1.

Wicket gif

10:31 am: New Zealand 34/0 after 7 overs. Guptill and Latham will look to build a decent partnership.

10:14 am: Martin Guptill hits Umesh Yadav for a boundary.

India vs New Zealand, Guptill hits Yadav for Four,

10:10 am: Virat Kohli has given Mohammed Shami the new ball. New Zealand 5/0 after 1 over.

9:55 am: Neil Wagner dismisses Umesh Yadav.

India vs New Zealand, U Yadav wicket -

9:54 am: India has been bowled out for 318 in 97 overs, in the first innings.

9:51 am: India have commenced Day 2 with a positive attitude. Jadeja is now hitting boundaries for fun.

9:46 am: Jadeja wasting no time here, smashes Santner for a SIX down the ground. Absolute beauty.

India vs New Zealand, Jadeja hits Santner for a SIX,

9:39 am: Jadeja and Yadav help India cross 300. India 304/9 after 94 overs.

9:34 am: Ravindra Jadeja smashes Mitchell Santner for a boundary on the last ball of the first over of Day 2. India 295/9.

9:27 am: We are almost ready for India vs. New Zealand Day 2 live action.

9:25 am: The pitch looks good to bat on, but expect the ball to spin.

9:23 am: The weather is predicted to be sunny and thus the Kanpur crowd will remain hopeful of an entertaining Day 2.

9:19 am: InUth will be keeping you updated on India vs. New Zealand – 1st Test – Day 2 scores.

9:11 am: Team India warming-up before Day 2.