India won’t be too disappointed with their efforts on the first day and will look to get as many runs as possible on Day 2.10.31 IST: OUT! Santner traps Bhuvneshwar lbw for 5. IND 281/9 in 99.4 overs
10.17 IST: OUT! Wagner gets rid of Jadeja for 14. Wagner breaks the dangerous-looking stand. A short ball around middle, Jadeja pulls it away but cannot keep it down. It goes straight down the throat of Matt Henry at deep backward square leg who makes no mistake. Wagner gets his second. Jadeja departs, he was not looking comfortable this morning. India 272/8 in 96.2 overs9.50 IST:FOUR LEG BYES! Boult ends the over with a poor delivery, full and down the leg side, Jadeja misses his flick and the ball goes off his pads past the keeper to the fine leg fence. India 258/7 in 91 overs
9.44 IST: 250 comes up for India with a boundary off Saha’s bat. Matt Henry was unlucky on that occasion as the batsman got a genuine edge and the ball flew between second slip and the gully fielder.
9.33 IST: Matt Henry bowls a terrific over but Saha manages to negotiate it well. India 246/7 in 88 overs.
9.33 IST: Fantastic start to the day with Boult steaming in, bowling bouncers and Saha replying with his bat. India 244/7 in 87 overs.
9.31 IST: FOUR! The very next ball is a full one outside off-stump and Wriddhiman Saha responds with a beautiful cover drive.
9.30 IST: Trent Boult starts off the day with a fantastic bouncer!!
9.20 IST: Here’s Ravindra Jadeja warming up before the start of Day 2. 9.15 IST: The first hour will be critical today. 300 can turn out to be a competitive total on this track.
9.00 IST: Hello and welcome to our Live coverage of the Day 2 of the second Test between India and New Zealand at the Eden Gardens. Stay tuned as we bring you all the latest updates.
Brief Day 1 Report: Gutsy fifties from Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane helped India reach 239 for seven in the second test against New Zealand after a see-saw opening day on Friday.
The touring side claimed three wickets in the first session and four in the third but the Indian duo forged a 141-run partnership for the fourth wicket to leave the match evenly poised.
Wriddhiman Saha was unbeaten on 14 with Ravindra Jadeja yet to score when bad light stopped play at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens.
Earlier, New Zealand paceman Matt Henry (3/35) celebrated his test return with a two-wicket burst to wreck India’s top order and lift the mood in the Kiwi camp
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