India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test Day 2: New Zealand are 128/7

India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 2 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Anil Kumble coached India are leading the Test series by 1-0 after winning the 1st Test match in Kanpur. Thus, Virat Kohli and company will look to continue their winning form against Ross Taylor led New Zealand at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata in the 2nd Test match. India post 316 in their first innings.

4:55 pm: India has dominated today’s day and will be looking to bowl New Zealand quickly tomorrow.

4:52 pm: End of day’s play. New Zealand are 128/7.

4:41 pm: Patel denies Bhuvi a hat-trick.

4:40 pm: Bhuvi is on a hat-trick chance. Jeetan Patel to face the hat-trick ball.

4:40 pm: WICKET! Two in Two. Henry goes for a golden duck. New Zealand are 122/7.

4:39 pm: WICKET! Bhuvi strikes again. Santner is LBW for 11 runs from 20 balls. New Zealand are 122/6.

4:17 pm: Taylor goes for 36 runs from 80 balls.

4:17 pm: WICKET! Bhuvi takes the big wicket of Taylor. Vijay takes the catch at first slip. NZ are 104/5.

4:00 pm: Play resumes. New Zealand are 86/4, trail India by 230 runs.

1:35 pm: Early Tea has been taken as rain stops play. Ross Taylor is at the crease 30*.

1:30 pm: Ronchi scored 35 from 52 balls.

1:30 pm: WICKET! Luke Ronchi has been trapped LBW by Jadeja. NZ are 85/4.

New Zealand cricket, Luke Ronchi, India vs New Zealand

1:15 pm: Ronchi and Taylor are re-building the New Zealand innings. NZ are 72/3.

1:03 pm: Ashwin finishes his first over. New Zealand are 65/3.

1:03 pm: FOUR! Taylor drives an uppish delivery from Ashwin through the extra-cover region.

12:58 pm: Spin introduced for the first time. Jadeja will bowl to Taylor.

12:54 pm: DROPPED! Substitute Gautam Gambhir drops Ronchi at short point. NZ are 52/3.

12:49 pm: FIFTY! New Zealand have posted fifty on the board at the cost of three wickets.

12:42 pm: FOUR! Ronchi looks in fine form. Smashes back past the bowler for another boundary.

12:38 pm: SIX! Short delivery from Mohammad Shami has been dispatched for a six by Ronchi.

New Zealand cricket, Luke Ronchi, India vs New Zealand

12:35 pm: FOUR! Taylor finds the fence on this occasion. New Zealand are 35/3.

12:19 pm: Luke Ronchi is the new man in.

12:19 pm: WICKET! Henry Nicholls drags it on to the stumps. Kumar dismisses him for just a run. NZ are 23/3.

New Zealand cricket, Henry Nicholls, India vs New Zealand

12:10 pm: Shami starts the proceedings post Lunch. Kiwi captain Ross Taylor has a daunting task at his hands.

11:46 am: Two wickets in five overs. A good session for India with tailenders contributing earlier in the morning.

11:45 am: LUNCH! New Zealand are 21/2. NZ trail by 295 runs in first innings.

11:24 am: Skipper Ross Taylor walks in. New Zealand are 18/2.

11:23 am: WICKET! Kumar cleans up Guptill for 13 runs from 13 balls.

India cricket, Martin Guptill, India vs New Zealand

11:16 am: Henry Nicholls replaces Tom Latham. New Zealand are 10/1.

11:16 am: WICKET! Shami draws first blood. Latham has been given LBW on his second delivery after scoring a run.

India cricket, Tom Latham, India vs New Zealand

11:09 am: Bhuvneshwar Kumar has the new ball.

11:08 am: New Zealand openers Tom Latham and Martin Guptill are out in the middle.

10:56 am: Shami added 14 runs to the scoreboard. India are bowled out for 316.

Have a look at Matt Henry’s skills:

10:55 am: WICKET! What a catch that. Henry takes a blinder to dismiss Shami on Boult’s bowling.

India cricket, Mohammad Shami, India vs New Zealand

10:53 am: Deadly bouncer from Boult. Hits Shami on the grill.

10:53 am: FOUR! Shami hits another boundary. India are 316/9.

10:43 am: FOUR! Shami joins the action. India are 308/9.

10:41 am: FIFTY! A four followed by a six. Saha raises his bat in style. Also brings up India’s 300.

ndia Cricket, Wriddhiman Saha, India vs New Zealand

10:35 am: FOUR! Saha hits another boundary. India are 291/9.

10:32 am: FOUR! Shami slashes that one. India are 285/9.

10:30 am: Kumar scored 5 runs from 14 balls. Shami is the last man in.

10:30 am: WICKET! Kumar is given LBW on Santner’s bowling. India are 281/9.

India cricket, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, India vs New Zealand

10:21 am: FOUR! Saha comes down the track and drives a flighted delivery. India are 280/8.

10:18 am: FOUR! Kumar is off the mark in style India are 276/8.

10:17 am: Jadeja departs for 14 from 31 balls. Bhuvneshwar Kumar joins Saha.

10:15 am: WICKET! Jadeja tries to pull a short one from Wagner but is caught by Henry in the process. India are 272/8.

India cricket, Ravindra Jadeja, India vs New Zealand

10:11 am: SIX! That’s huge! Jadeja dances down the track and hits it clean. India are 269/7.

India Cricket, Ravindra Jadeja, India vs New Zealand

10:08 am: Another bowling change. Spin introduced for the first time in the day. Santner to  Saha.

10:03 am: Change in bowling. Neil Wagner will have a go at the Indian batsmen.

9:56 am: Pace and bounce! What a spell from Henry and Boult.

9:52 am: After 92 overs, India are 259-7.

9:44 am: Saha defends and Henry take a shy at the stumps. Henry seems fired up.

9:43 am: FOUR! Saha’s deft touch reaches the boundary in no time.

9:42 am: That must have hurt! A short one from Henry that hits Saha on the arm.

9:35 am: From the nets it seems Jadeja is raring to go!

9:30 am: FOUR! First of the day. Saha drives an uppish delivery from Boult through the cover region. India are 243/7.

India Cricket, Wriddhiman Saha, India vs New Zealand

9:27 am: Saha and Jadeja walk to the middle. Saha will take strike. Boult seems all charged up.

9:10 am: Have a look at the new cherries that the teams would be using.

9:00 am: India will resume innings from the overnight score of 239/7.

8:45 am: Good Morning! Welcome to the live coverage of Day 2 from the 2nd Test match between India and New Zealand at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.