New Zealand 379 runs ahead despite batting collapse
Posted on Feb 08 2014 | IANS
Auckland, Feb 8 : New Zealand stretched their lead to 379 runs against India despite being 78 for seven at tea on day three of the first Test at Eden Park here Saturday.
Barring Ross Taylor (41), New Zealand failed to apply themselves on a decent wicket. Mohammed Shami (3/33) was the pick of the Indian bowlers and was supported well by Zaheer Khan (2/23).
India were bowled out for 202 in their first innings before lunch.
The hosts amassed 503 in the first innings.