India vs New Zealand, 3rd Test, Day 3: Live Cricket Scores

first_imgSuperb day for India! They have seen off the tricky little period but have suffered a blow. Gautam Gambhir injured his shoulder and went off the field, retired hurt. They’re on top though in this match as they lead by 276 runs. Earlier in the day, they bundled out the Kiwis just under 300 with Ravichandran Ashwin being the destroyer-in-chief with a six-wicket haul. (SCORECARD)Here’s the Match Summary at stumps on Day 3. #TeamIndia lead New Zealand (299) by 276 runs #INDvNZ BCCI (@BCCI) October 10, 2016India Second Innings: 16.33 IST: Pujara survives a close caught-behind appeal in the last ball to conclude the proceedings for today!India 557/5d and 18/0 at stumps, lead New Zealand (299) by 276 runs. Vijay 11*, Pujara 1*, Gambhir 6 (retired hurt). 16.29 IST: Last over of the day coming up. Mitchell Santner will have a go at the batsmen now. 16.24 IST: FOUR!! Vijay comes down the track and smashes Jeetan Patel for a boundary over mid-off. India 557/5d and 15/0 in 4 overs, lead by 273 runs. 16.16 IST: Gautam Gambhir retires hurt. He injured his right shoulder while diving for the second run. He had gone off the field while fielding as well during New Zealand’s first innings. Pujara joins Vijay at the crease. India 557/5d and 11/0 in 2.5 overs. 16.10 IST: FOUR!! Just like Vijay, Gambhir too gets off the mark with a boundary as he cuts a short ball outside-off from Jeetan Patel to the fence. India 557/5d and 8/0 in 2 overs, lead by 266 runs. 16.05 IST: FOUR!! Murali Vijay flicks Trent Boult’s delivery off his pads to open his and the team’s account. India 557/5d and 4/0 in 1 over, lead NZ (299) by 262 runs. advertisementIndia will bat again15.50 IST: The last wicket of Trent Boult (0) goes to Ashwin! New Zealand 299-all out, trail India by 258 runs. Guptill 72, Neesham 71, Ashwin 6/81, Jadeja 2/80.So it took India 22.2 overs after Tea to dismantle New Zealand. They needed 4 wickets and got them pretty quickly, even though they conceded some runs. Santner was dismissed half an hour after Tea and then a procession ensued. Eventually, the visitors fell one short of 300, conceding a massive lead of 258. 15.44 IST: That’s Out!! Matt Henry smashes a ball back to Ashwin who drops caught and bowled chance but the ball hits the stumps at the non-striker’s end, Jeetan Patel is unable to get back in the crease on time. Jeetan Patel run out (Ashwin) 18 (26b). NZ 294/9 15.40 IST: WICKET! That’s 20th five-wicket haul for Ashwin. Tossed up delivery on off, Neesham looks to sweep this one but misses and is hit on the pads. The Indians go up in an appeal and the umpire gives it out. The replays show that the impact was outside off. Neesham watches it once in dressing room and does not like it one bit but the damage is done. New Zealand 276/8, trail India 557/5d by 281 runs20th 5-wkt haul for @ashwinravi99, this is also his 5th 5-wkt haul against #NZ #INDvNZ BCCI (@BCCI) October 10, 201615.25 IST: Ravichandran Ashwin is back into the attack, expect some action now for sure. NZ 274/7, trail by 283 runs.15.15 IST: Second new ball finally taken by India, Jadeja is having a crack at the batsmen with the new cherry. NZ 263/7 in 83 overs. 15.09 IST: The new ball is now due for India but it doesn’t seem like Kohli will take it now as the old ball is turning for the spinners. NZ 255/7 in 81 overs, trail India (557/5d) by 302 runs. 15.02 IST: What a catch by the captain! Jadeja gets Mitchell Santner to drive but he inside-edges it to Virat Kohli at leg-slip. Santner c Kohli b Jadeja 22 (52b)14.55 IST: Jimmy Neesham gets to his fourth half-century with a boundary. NZ 239/6 in 76 ovs.14.50 IST: Vijay is doing a decent job with his right-arm off-spinners against the left-handed Mitchell Santner. NZ 233/6 in 75 overs.Take a look at some shots from the match:(AP Photo)(AP Photo)(Reuters Photo)(AP Photo)14.44 IST: Meanwhile, Ravichandran Ashwin has reached another milestone in his career thanks to his four-wicket haul in the second session. R Ashwin (211) has just gone past Ishant Sharma’s 209 wkts. He is now in 8th position in the all time Test wicket-takers for India#IndvNZ Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) October 10, 201614.42 IST: Virat Kohli has introduced Murali Vijay into the attack straight after tea. Jadeja and Vijay are now bowling in tandem. NZ 230/6 in 72 overs. 14.13 IST: Time for Tea! After a terrific first session New Zealand completely lost the plot and lost five wickets for 91 runs post lunch.New Zealand 216/6, trail India (557/5d) by 341 runs. Martin Guptill 72, Tom Latham 53, Jimmy Neesham 37*, Mitchell Santner 6*. For India, R Ashwin 4/65, R Jadeja 1/48.advertisementIndia came out firing after Lunch. Mainly, Ravichandran Ashwin who picked up 4 wickets and demolished the Kiwi middle order. The ball to dismiss Kane Williamson was a beauty and he also played a role in running out Guptill who was playing beautifully.Neesham and Watling stitched a counter-attacking half century stand but the latter was dismissed just before Tea. Neesham is looking good out there, mixing caution with aggression, albeit he has been lucky on a couple of occasions as well. Here’s the session summary at Tea on Day 3 of the third Test #INDvNZ. Follow the game here – BCCI (@BCCI) October 10, 201613.55 IST: WICKET! Sharp catch from Rahane at first slip helps Jadeja dismiss BJ Watling (23 off 48 balls). NZ 201/6 in 63 overs.13.52 IST: Umesh Yadav is working up good pace in the hottest time of the day. Meanwhile, Watling and Neesham have completed their 50-run partnership. NZ 201/5 in 62.2 overs. 13.37 IST: Umesh is back into the attack, Shami gets a break. NZ 183/5, trail by 374 runs.13.30 IST: BJ Watling (9*) and Jimmy Neesham (16*) fighting it out in the middle. NZ 175/5 in 56 overs.13.10 IST: Meanwhile, Shami, from the other end, is also making the ball talk with reverse swing in play. NZ 159/5 in 52 overs, trail India (557/5d) by 398 runs.13.03 IST: Last 10 overs – 25 runs, 4 wickets. NZ 154/5 in 50 ovs, trail India (557/5d) by 403 runs.13.00 IST: Amidst all the action on the field, check out this fantastic initiative taken by the BCCI and organisers at the Holkar stadium. Differently abled kids witness maiden Test in Indore #INDvNZ BCCI (@BCCI) October 10, 201612.54 IST: And the collapse continues! Ashwin gets his fourth wicket as Luke Ronchi departs on a duck. NZ 148/5 in 48.1 overs. 12.49 IST: Unfortunate dismissal!! Martin Guptill gets run out at the non-strikers end as he backed up too far. Ronchi smashed the ball straight at Ashwin who got a finger on it and the ball hit the stumps. Unlucky Guptill couldn’t drag his bat back in the crease on time and has to depart on 72. NZ 148/4 in 47 overs. 12.39 IST: WICKET!! Ravichandran Ashwin gets his third wicket as Ross Taylor edges to first slip and departs without troubling the scorers. NZ 140/3 in 44.5 overs. 12.36 IST: Martin Guptill is struggling with cramps. The physio has come on to the field for the second time now.  12.29 IST: BOWLED!! Ashwin gets Kane Williamson’s wicket with a beauty. The ball pitched outside-off and turned sharply, Williamson tried to cut the ball but only managed to play it onto his stumps. This is the third time Ashwin has dismissed Williamson in this series. NZ 134/2 in 43 overs.(Reuters Photo) 12.26 IST: India hunting for wickets with Umesh and Ashwin in attack. NZ 134/1 in 42 overs. 12.18 IST: Play resumes after Lunch! Umesh Yadav starts off the second session with a good over. NZ 129/1 in 40 overs11.30 IST: Players break for Lunch! New Zealand 125/1 at lunch, trail India (557/5d) by 432 runs. Martin Guptill 59*, Tom Latham 53, Ravichandran Ashwin 1/42.advertisementPretty good session for New Zealand, that! Scored 97 runs for the loss of one wicket in 30 overs. They added 118 runs for the opening wicket after the openers struck fifties. Guptill and Latham survived some scares initially as Rahane put down one catch and then Jadeja failed to take a tough chance. Latham was out after his fifty when Ashwin got the breakthrough for India eventually.Take a look at the session summary at Lunch on Day 3 of the third Test #INDvNZ. Follow the game here – BCCI (@BCCI) October 10, 2016India will look to come back harder in the afternoon session and should find a plan to take wickets on a pitch which is still good to bat on. Join us back in a bit for the second session then to catch the action.(Reuters Photo) 11.15 IST: No harm done as India breakthrough! Tom Latham scoops a catch straight back to Ashwin, soft dismissal. Tom Latham c and b Ashwin 53 (104b). NZ 118/1 in 34.2 overs.(Reuters Photo) 11.13 IST: Latham gets a reprieve! The left-hander inside-edged a delivery from Jadeja onto his boot which then lobbed up for an easy catch at first slip. But the umpire failed to see the edge. 11.06 IST: FOUR!! Tom Latham reaches his 10th half-century with a boundary off Jadeja. NZ 116/0 in 32 ovs.10.56 IST: FOUR!! Latham brings up New Zealand’s 100 with a boundary. Three boundaries came off the last over from Jadeja. NZ 102/0 in 29 overs10.53 IST: FOUR!! Guptill gets to his 17th Test fifty with a boundary through the covers. This is his first half-century in the series. NZ 90/0 in 28 overs10.50 IST: Howzaatt!! Martin Guptill survives a very close lbw shout by Jadeja. NZ 85/0  10.39 IST: SIX!! Guptill launches a delivery from Jadeja and deposits it into the stands above long-off. NZ 68/0 in 24 ovs 10.30 IST: Drinks Break! First hour negotiated by Guptill and Latham without any problems as such. Spinners are getting the odd ball to turn but there is not much assistance from this pitch. NZ 56/0, trail by 501 runs.10.25 IST: Ashwin joins Jadeja in the attack from the other end. 10.23 IST: Latham seems to have made up his mind on using the sweep shot against Jadeja, not a bad ploy it seems. NZ 55/0 in 20 overs, trail by 502 runs. 10.21 IST: First sign of spin this morning as Jadeja comes into the attack. 10.18 IST: Latham survives as he scoops a catch towards Jadeja at short mid-wicket but the ball drops just short of him. NZ 51/0 in 19 overs.10.10 IST; Wonder why Virat Kohli didn’t start with spin this morning! Shami and Umesh are bowling well but there’s not much swing or seam on offer at the moment. NZ 48/0 in 17 overs, trail India (557/5d) by 509 runs. 10.04 IST: Meanwhile take a look at what Rahane had to say about his innings yesterday. ‘I enjoyed my innings and realised what Test cricket is all about,’ says #TeamIndia batsman @ajinkyarahane88 #INDvNZ BCCI (@BCCI) October 9, 201610.00 IST: FOUR!! Guptill spoils a good over from Shami by getting a boundary towards the third man region. NZ 41/0 in 15 ovs, trail India by 516 runs.9.47 IST: DROPPED!! Rahane misses an easy catch at second slip, Martin Guptill gets a reprieve on 21*. Shami was the unlucky bowler on that occasion. 9.40 IST: Mohammed Shami bowls and excellent second over for India. NZ 33/0 in 11 overs. 9.34 IST: FOUR to end the first over which was a good one from Umesh. Guptill gets four lucky runs to his name. NZ 32/0 in 10 overs, trail India by 525 runs. 9.30 IST: All set for the start of play! Umesh Yadav will start off proceedings for India on Day 3. NZ 28/0, trail India (557/5d) by 529 runs. Day 2 Wrap:India continued their domination over New zealand as brilliant batting from skipper Virat Kohli and his deputy Ajinkya Rahane helped the hosts to a mammoth 557/5 on the second day of the third and final Test match at the Holkar Cricket Stadium here on Sunday.Rohit Sharma (51 not out) and Ravindra Jadeja (17 not out) forged a 53-run partnership before Kohli decided to declare the innings midway through the final session of the day. Sharma bought up his half century off 62 balls, with three fours and two sixes.At the close of play, New Zealand were on 28/0 and trailed India by 529 runs. Martin Guptill (17 batting) and Tom Latham (6 batting) were at the crease.Resuming the second day at 267/3, Kohli and Rahane helped India reach 358/3 at lunch.Kohli continued to bat in the post-lunch session with the same authority, maintaining a high scoring rate and slammed his second double-ton in Tests.At 199, Kiwi pacer Henry delivered a length ball and Kohli rolled his wrists nicely to work it towards deep square and became the first Indian to score two double tons as captain.Rahane, on the other hand, was not so fluent, but supported his skipper from the other end. The Mumbai batsman scored his first 150 of his career.Resuming the post-tea session at 456/3, Kohli and Rahane again paced up their innings as they hit the Kiwi bowlers all around the park before off-spinner Jeetan Patel broke their 365-run partnership by trapping Kohli leg-before for 211.Kohli’s 366-ball innings was laced with 20 boundaries.Soon after he added 39 runs to the overall score with incoming batsman Rohit Sharma, Rahane too was sent back to the pavilion for a well made 188 runs when he hit out at a widish delivery from pacer Trent Boult only to see New Zealand wicketkeeper Bradley-John Watling pull off a simple catch.Rahane’s 381-ball knock was laced with 18 boundaries and four sixes.last_img