3 Feb 2014

India well placed in Whangarei

6:04 am on 3 February 2014

The Indian cricketers will resume on 41 without loss in their two day game against a New Zealand Eleven in Whangarei.

The homeside declared their first innings closed on 262 for nine.

Murali Vijah is on 19 and Shikhar Dhawan is on 16.

The match at Cobham Oval is India's only warm-up game ahead of the two-Test series, which begins on Thursday at Eden Park in Auckland.