India vs New Zealand, 3rd Test, Day 3: As it happened

India tightened the screws on New Zealand in the third Test as R Ashwin took wickets to bowl out the visitors for 299.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: October 11, 2016 8:47 am
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India are in the driver’s seat in the third Test against New Zealand as they took a 258-run lead in the first innings after bowling out the visitors for 299. New Zealand began the day at 28/0 and didn’t lose a wicket till 118 before Tom Latham fell to R Ashwin. New Zealand went into Lunch at 125/1. But Ashwin weaved his magic in the second session and picked up three wickets and also affected a run-out. Jimmy Neesham (71) cobbled together fifty partnerships with BJ Watling (23) and Mitchell Santner (22) to push New Zealand near the 300-mark. India, who hold an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series, decided against enforcing the follow-on and finished the day at 18/0, extending the lead to 276 runs.

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