Highlights: 2nd Test: India Vs New Zealand, Day 1

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Updated: Saturday, September 1, 2012, 11:27 [IST]
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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.

Highlights: 2nd Test: India Vs NZ, Day 1

Here are the highlights of the first day's play.

Scorecard, Ball-by-ball

Also Read: Report: 2nd Test: Ind Vs NZ

# 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


Story first published:  Friday, August 31, 2012, 16:50 [IST]

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