Bangalore, Aug 31: Ross Taylor's seventh Test century helped New Zealand post 328/6 in 81.3 overs on Day 1 of the second Test at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Friday.
Here are the highlights of the first day's play.
# For the first time, a spinner opened the bowling attack for India in Tests
# R Ashwin and Pragyan Ojha have 60 wickets between them in four Tests against West Indies and New Zealand
# Brendon Mc Cullum was trapped leg before the wicket in the second over, first bowled by Zaheer Khan, for a duck
# McCullum recorded his second duck against India and 12th overall.
# McCullum also registered his fourth duck of the year, as he got out in the second over of the innings
# Virat Kohli dropped Guptill on 17 off Zaheer Khan, and went on to score 53 adn was finally dismissed by Ojha
# Ross Taylor who recorded scores of 2 and 7 in the first Test at Hyderabad, scored a fabulous century in the second Test at Bangalore on Day 1
# At the end of the first session, NZ had scored 108/3 off 27 overs
# Having opened the bowling, Ojha was the most successful bowler as he had conceded only 3.33 runs per over and claimed 4 wickets for 90 runs, after bowling 27 overs at the end of the day
# Pragyan Ojha was the most successful bowler for India as he picked 4/90 on Day 1 of the second Test at Bangalore
# New Zealand made 132 runs in the second session on Day 1 off 30 overs
# Taylor scored the maximum in the second session as he contributed 85 runs, as he had scored 111 at Tea on Day 1
# Taylor top scored for New Zealand with 113 which included 16 boundaries and 2 sixes
# Kruger van Wyk (63 batting) registered his highest Test score
# Kruger van Wyk recorded his maiden Test fifty
# Ross Taylor scored his 7th Test century and his third against India
# Flynn and Taylor added 107 runs for the 4th wicket, highest so far for New Zealand in this Test
# Kruger van Wyk, seems to be promising having scored an unbeaten 63, as he has added 82 runs for the 7th wicket with Doug Bracewell
# The second new ball was taken in the 82nd over
# Bad light stopped play as NZ had scored 328/6
# Match will start at 9 AM, half an hour early on Day 2