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India declare at 377/5, set NZ 434 runs to win

 PTI |  2016-09-25 14:55:46.0  |  Kanpur, UP

India declare at 377/5, set NZ 434 runs to win

India, thus, set a target of 434 runs for New Zealand to win the match and take early lead in the three-Test series.

Rohit Sharma was batting on 68 while Ravindra Jadeja was 50 not out as India played 107.3 overs in their second essay.

For Zealand Mitchell Santner (2/79) and Ish Sodhi (2/99) picked up two wickets apiece.

Brief scores:

India 318 and 377 for five in 107.2 overs (Cheteshwar Pujara 78, Murali Vijay 76; Rohit Sharma 68 not out, Ravindra Jadeja 50 not out; Mitchell Santner 2/79, Ish Sodhi 2/99)

New Zealand: 262 all out in 95.5 overs (Kane Williamson 75, Tom Latham 58; Ravindra Jadeja 5/73, Ravichandran Ashwin 4/93).

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