Highlights: 1st Test: India Vs New Zealand, Day 1

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Published: Thursday, August 23, 2012, 15:22 [IST]
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Highlights: 1st Test: India Vs NZ, Day 1

Hyderabad, Aug 23: India's Cheteshwar Pujara posted his career-best Test score as Virat Kohli scored his fourth fifty in Tests in the first Test against New Zealand on Thursday.

Here are the highlights of Day 1, India Vs New Zealand at Hyderabad

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# Sehwag has socred 150 runs at Hyderabad

# India's best opening stand in 10 innings

# Cheteshwar Pujara scored his 50 off 119 balls

# India scored 50 off 10.4 overs

# India were 97/2 at Lunch on Day 1

# Pujara scored his second Test fifty

# India reached 100 in 25.3 overs and 150 in 44 overs

# Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli added 63 runs for the fourth wicket

# India added 49 runs for the first wicket, their highest in the last 10 innings

# The first two Test matches held at Lal Bahadur Stadium in Hyderabad was in 1955 and 1988, were against the Kiwis

# Interestingly, Rajiv Gandhi Cricket Stadium, the one that is hosting the first Test between India and New Zealand also hosted its first Test that featured Kiwis.

# This is the fourth Test hosted by Hyderabad, both the stadiums put together, and interestingly all the matches are against Kiwis

# Virender Sehwag was dropped on 21 by Flynn off a Martin delivery

# Sehwag was dropped again as there was a confusion between Taylor and van Wyk at first slip while he was on 35.

# Pujara dropped on 60 by Flynn, off Patel

# Virat Kohli also survived a chance as skipper Ross Taylor dropped him on 46, as New Zealand floored four catches since morning

# Cheteshwar Pujara scored his career-best score in Tests, surpassing his previous record of 72.

#Virat Kohli scored his fourth Test fifty


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