India 52/1 at tea on Day Three vs NZ

Kanpur: India was 52 for one at tea on the third day of the first Test against New Zealand at the Green Park stadium here on Saturday.

Murali Vijay (14) and Cheteshwar Pujara (0) were at the crease when umpires called for the break.

By tea, India’s lead had grown to 108, with the openers adding 52 before opener K.L Rahul’s stay was cut short by Ish Sodhi for 38 runs.

The ball glanced off the high part of the bat and Ross Taylor at slip took an outstanding catch to bring the second session to an end.

Brief score:

India (First Innings) 318 and 52 for 1 (Rahul 38, Vijay 14(not out); Ish Sodhi 1/0) vs New Zealand 262 (Williamson 75, Latham 58, Jadeja 5-73, Ashwin 4-93).