India took strong hold of the second Test in Indore against New Zealand after declaring their first innings at 557/5. India captain Virat Kohli scored a double century, his second in Tests and his deputy Ajinkya Rahane scored 188 runs to help India reach the massive total in the first innings. Kohli became the first India captain to score two double centuries in Test cricket. The two batsmen shared a 365-run stand for the fourth wicket, which is the fifth highest for any wicket for India. Kohli was finally dismissed when Jeetan Patel trapped him in front of the wickets. Rahane was caught behind off Boult. Rohit Sharma scored his fifth half-century of the series before Kohli decided to declare. New Zealand survived the nine overs and were 28/0 at stumps.