25 Sep 2016

India on top in Kanpur

7:03 pm on 25 September 2016

The Indian cricketers are on their way to setting New Zealand a big target in the opening Test in Kanpur.

Indian batsman Murali Vijay.

Indian batsman Murali Vijay. Photo: PHOTOSPORT

In the morning session the Indians lost three wickets and extended their overall lead to 308 runs.

After starting the day on 159 for one, India are now 252 for 4 at lunch with Ajinkya Rahane on 21 and Rohit Sharma on 12.

Murali Vijay was trapped lbw to Mitchell Santner for 76, Virat Kohli was caught by Ish Sodhi off the bowler of Mark Craig for 18 and Cheteshwar Pujara was caught by Ross Taylor off the bowling of Ish Sodhi for 78.

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