India at 291 for 9 at stumps on Day One of 500th Test

India at 291 for 9 at stumps on Day One of 500th Test
India at 291 for 9 at stumps on Day One of 500th Test

KANPUR: India scored 291 for nine at stumps on the opening day of their first cricket Test match against New Zealand at the Green Park stadium here on Thursday.

India's middle order collpased as they managed 291 for 9 at stumps on day 1 of the opening cricket Test against New Zealand.

The match, which happends to India's 500th Test, saw Murali Vijay (65) and Cheteshwar Pujara (62) score half-centuries while Rohit Sharma (35) and KL Rahul (32) got out after getting set. Ravichandran Ashwin contributed 40.

Ravindra Jadeja and Umesh Yadav were at the crease with 16 and 8 runs, respectively.

For New Zealand, left-arm seamer Trent Boult (3/57) and left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner (3/77) were the successful bowlers. Neil Wagner, Ish Sodhi and Mark Craig got a wicket apiece.

Brief Scores: India 1st Innings 291/9 in 90 overs (M Vijay 65, Cheteshwar Pujara 62, R Ashwin 40, Rohit Sharma 35, Trent Boult 3/57, Mitchell Santner 3/77) vs New Zealand.

India at 291 for 9 at stumps on Day One of 500th Test