India 267/3 at stumps against New Zealand on day one

Virat Kohli, on 103, and Ajinkya Rahane, on 79, put together an unbeaten 167-run stand to steady India’s innings


Indian captain Virat Kohli celebrates after scoring his century in the third Test at Indore. Photo: Reuters
Indian captain Virat Kohli celebrates after scoring his century in the third Test at Indore. Photo: Reuters

Indore: India were 267 for three at stumps against New Zealand on the opening day of the third and final Test in Indore on Saturday.

Skipper Virat Kohli, on 103, and Ajinkya Rahane, on 79, put together an unbeaten 167-run stand to steady India’s innings after the hosts, who elected to bat first, found themselves at 100 for three earlier in the day.

India, who took a 2-0 lead after winning the second Test in Kolkata on Monday, have set their sights on a whitewash against the tourists.

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