Live Blog, India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 4: India all-out for 263, Kiwis need 376 runs to win the match

India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 4 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata

If team India manages to claim the 2nd Test match at the iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata, then they will take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the Test series and will also become the top-ranked side in the ICC Test rankings. Virat Kohli led India were 227/8 at stumps on Day 3 leading the Kiwis by 339 runs. 

10:20 am: New Zealand needs 376 runs to win the 2nd test match at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

10:19 am: WICKET! Trent Boult dismisses Mohammed Shami. India all-out for 263.

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10:10 am: Wriddhiman Saha scores his half-century. He has notched 52 off 113 deliveries. India  259/9.

9:57 am: Mohammed Shami comes to the crease. Kiwis need just 1 more wicket.

9:55 am: WICKET! Neil Wagner dismisses Bhuvneshwar Kumar. India 251/9.

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9:45 am: Bowling change by Kiwi captain Ross Taylor, who brings Neil Wagner into the attack.

9:35 am: 250 up for India and the lead is now worth 362 runs.

9:25 am: Saha and Kumar starting to build a partnership now. India 246/8.

9:09 am: Matt Henry will continue alongside Boult as Ross Taylor’s Kiwis remain in the hunt for wickets.

9:01 am: Trent Boult will ball to Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

9:00 am: Wriddhiman Saha and Bhuvneshwar Kumar comes to the crease to start off the proceedings on Day 4.

8:59 am: BCCI president Anurag Thakur rings the bell to start the proceedings between India and New Zealand at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Day 4.

8:56 am: Anil Kumble coached Team India can become the top-ranked side in the ICC Test rankings if they manage to oust the Kiwis at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

8:51 am: India lead New Zealand by 339 runs at stumps on Day 3.

8:47 am: Kolkata’s weather looks nice and sunny. Virat Kohli and Ross Taylor remain keen to survive and thrive on Day 4 at the Eden Gardens.

8:45 am: Good Morning! Welcome to the live coverage of Day 4 from the 2nd Test match between India and New Zealand at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

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