NZ vs IND: Trent Boult had a terrific day with both bat and ball as he scored 38 off 24 balls and then picked up three crucial wickets, including prized scalp of Virat Kohli.
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NZ vs IND: Ravichandran Ashwin, speaking at the press conference, said that playing out the morning session on day four will be key for the Indian team.
NZ vs IND: Trent Boult, batting at No.11, made quick-fire 38 off 24 balls before picking up three crucial wickets, including Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli to hand New Zealand complete control.
NZ vs IND: Prithvi Shaw, playing his first Test since doping ban, got off to positive starts but couldn't make it count on both occasions.
Rishabh Pant began the day with a six in the first over but suffered because of Ajinkya Rahane's poor call and India lost five wickets for 33 runs from that point.
Despite being sleep-deprived, Ishant Sharma was the most successful bowler for India on Day 2, picking up three key wickets.
NZ vs IND: A 93-run stand between Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor for the third wicket was enough to lift New Zealand from 73/2 to be ahead of India's 165 before the tourists fought back with three wickets in the final session.
Shreyas Iyer, who was a part of the Indian limited-overs squad, chipped in with a caption on a picture of Virat Kohli posted by the cricket board.
New Zealand pace spearhead Trent Boult said he is ready to challenge India captain Virat Kohli on his return to international cricket during the two-Test series.