An unbeaten 167-run partnership between skipper Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane put India on top on Day 1 of the third Test at Indore vs New Zealand, and the duo will aim to consolidate India’s innings when play resumes on Sunday morning. C
11:32 hrs IST: And that’s lunch. 91 runs scored by India in the session. We’ll be back in a few minutes time.
11:23 hrs IST: Two runs off Santner’s 25th.
11:15 hrs IST: SIX! Rahane dances down the track and goes big inside out over long off. That also brings up 250-run stand between Kohli and Rahane.
11:08 hrs IST: India are 342/3 after 112 overs. Kohli 143*, Rahane 114*
10:57 hrs IST: FOUR! Again too straight from Boult and Kohli works it off his pads nicely in the gap between deep mid-wicket and deep square leg boundary.
10:54 hrs IST: India are 334/3 after 109 overs. Kohli 136*, Rahane 113*
10:46 hrs IST: SIX! Flighted delivery from Jeetan, Rahanes comes down the track and lofts it over mid-off for a maximum.
10:44 hrs IST: Dot ball to finish off from Boult. India are 322/3 after 106 overs.
10:41 hrs IST: FOUR! Too straight from Boult and Kohli ficks it off his pads to fine-leg boundary.
STAT ATTACK – 6: Number of times Rahane has converted fifties into hundreds in his last nine 50+ scores.
10:33 hrs IST: Time for drinks. Rahane and Kohli have added 46 runs in the first 14 overs.
10:28 hrs IST: Three runs off Jeetan’s over. India are 312/3 after 103 overs