Cricket

Black Caps fight back in Kolkata

2016-10-02 11:23
Trent Boult (Getty Images)

Kolkata - New Zealand pacers hurt India's batting to leave them wobbling at 110 for six at tea as the hosts stretched their second innings lead to 222 on the third day of the second Test in Kolkata on Sunday.

Matt Henry and Trent Boult shared five wickets between them to strike back after the visitors conceded a 112-run lead.

India's Rohit Sharma on 20 and Wriddhiman Saha on 4 were battling on at the break after skipper Virat Kohli had bolstered the innings with his fighting 45.

Henry, who had returned with figures of 3-46 in the first innings, sent opener Murali Vijay (4) and Cheteshwar Pujara walking back to the pavilion soon after the lunch break.

Henry trapped Pujara lbw for 7 on a pacy in-cutter that hit the outside of the batsman's front pad, but replays suggested that the ball might have missed the leg stump.

Pace spearhead Trent Boult got the big wicket of Kohli, who was looking dangerous during his 65-ball stay laced with 7 boundaries, after trapping the star batsman lbw.

Earlier Indian pacers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami helped bowl out New Zealand for 204 in response to India's first innings score of 316.

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