1st Test, Day 2: Brendon McCullum's double ton gives Kiwis advantage vs India
Brendon McCullum hit 224 to boost New Zealand to 503. His bowlers then responded by removing 4 Indian batsmen for 51.
Brendon McCullum hit 224 to boost New Zealand to 503. His bowlers then responded by removing 4 Indian batsmen for 51. (AP/AFP)
Corey Anderson reached his fifty and was looking good for a big one.
Ishant Sharma struck a vital blow to remove Anderson for 77.
Ishant would finish with figures of 6 for 134 as he led the charge for India.
Brendon McCullum led the way for New Zealand by hitting 224, his second double ton in Tests.
Trent Boult rocked India's top order, sending back Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar pujara in the first over after New Zealand were 503 all out.
Neil Wagner struck to remove Murali Vijay for 26, leaving India in all sorts of trouble at 51 for four.
Rohit Sharma chose this opportunity to find some lost form as he played his way to a fluent fifty.
Rohit and Ajinkya Rahane added an unbroken 79 runs for the fifth wicket and will hope to build on their platform on Day 3.