India lost Murali Vijay for just 26 runs. But Cheteshwar Pujara and Gambhir helped India put on runs on scoreboard before Gambhir got out. Pujara also departed as India touched 100 runs mark. Kohli and Rahane remained not out at 103 and 79 runs respectively.
09 Oct 2016
India pile on 557 runs in the first innings
India declared their first innings after piling up 557 runs losing five wickets on day two of the third test match against New Zealand.
Skipper Virat Kohli scored his second double test century while Ajinkya Rahane scored 188 runs. Rohit Sharma also fired a quick fifty before India declared their innings.
NZ scored 28 runs as the day ended.
Record partnership for Rahane-Kohli
Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane continued their 175 runs stand and added a total of 365 runs to set up a new record of highest 4th wicket partnership by an Indian pair. They broke Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman's record of 353 runs.