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Kohli hits 13th test century as India scores 267 runs

08 Oct 2016 | By Rishikesh Malkhede
India - New Zealand 3rd Test, Indore

Winning seventh consecutive toss as a captain at home, Virat Kohli opted to bat first and also went on to score his 13th test hundred.

Along with Ajinkya Rahane, Kohli put on 167 runs as India scored 267 runs for the loss of three wickets at the end of day one.

Earlier, Pujara scored 41 runs, while Gambhir hit 29.

In context: India - New Zealand 3rd Test, Indore

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08 Oct 2016Kohli hits 13th test century as India scores 267 runs

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