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New Zealand end the day on top, but India's plight could have been worse if not for the 141-run association between Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane.
Matt Henry was not in the original New Zealand squad for India series and received the call-up as Tim Southee’s replacement.
Quinton de Kock crunched 11 sixes along with 16 fours to send South Africa to 295-4, overtaking Australia's 294-9 with more than 13 overs to spare.
The decision was made after the much-awaited special general body meeting of BCCI was adjourned on Friday.
Though bilateral series have stopped since 2012, India and Pakistan have routinely played each other in multi-nation tournaments like World Cups
Mohammad Azam knocked his maiden century to guide Pakistan to 284-9 in the first of three ODI against WI, in a match hit by floodlight failure.
It was learned that 15-16 members had come to the SGM without proper documentation.
This doesn't work as a sports movie, it certainly doesn't as a character sketch; heck it's not even a paisa-vasool masala.
Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara were associated in a partnership of 141 for the fourth wicket - India's highest for this wicket at Eden Gardens.
BCCI has completely ruled out having cricket ties with Pakistan and Anurag Thakur said there would be no cricket until Pakistan sponsored terrorism.
That the wicket was under cover for a long time gave visitors a slight advantage after Virat Kohli opted to bat upon winning the toss.
BCCI had drawn SC's ire with the special bench headed by Chief Justice T.S. Thakur warning it to either 'fall in line' or face the music.
Matt Henry led New Zealand's bowling charge as hosts end day 1 at 239/7.
Sourav Ganguly said that modern-day Test openers are always on the edge if they fail to score at a brisk pace.
Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane's dogged fourth-wicket stand of 141 was the high point for Indian innings on Day 1 of the second Test.
New Zealand paceman Matt Henry (3-35) celebrated his test return with a two-wicket burst to wreck India's top order and lift the mood in the Kiwi camp; hosts end day at 239/7.
Quinton de Kock scores 178 from 113 balls and Andile Phehlukwayo picks up four wickets as South Africa beat Australia by six wickets.
Sourav Ganguly credited his team mates for the success he had as Indian captain.
Anil Kumble said he rates that win as the defining moment in his career as he went on to lead the team which became number one.
Mohammad Nawaz picks up four wickets and Hasan Ali ends up with three to give Pakistan a winning start in the three match ODI series.
SGM put off until Saturday after some of BCCI's member units turned up without the requisite letters of authorisation.
Shahid Afridi said why should India and Pakistan take extreme measures when things can be resolved using dialogues.
India ended Day 1 at 239/7 after New Zealand made a strong comeback in the final session of the day in first Test.
According to Virat Kohli, rubber ball was used keeping in mind the Eden pitch which is expected to be two-paced and also produce variable bounce.
Virat Kohli's predecessor, MS Dhoni, though has been a longstanding critic of DRS and has come up with various explanations to defend his strong opinion.
With Gautam Gambhir on stand-by and an injured KL Rahul expected to return soon, Shikhar Dhawan must make the most of his chances.
DDCA, however said, that India Test skipper Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir will be the captain and vice-captain for the entire season respectively.
If the BCCI does go ahead and implement the Lodha-suggested reforms then Ajay Shirke's appointment as Secretary will be deemed null and void.
VVS Laxman felt that Kohli has had a huge influence on the way K L Rahul bats of late in the shortest format of the game.
Pakistan need to win the series 3-0 to rise one place from ninth while West Indies need to avoid a clean sweep to maintain their eighth spot.
Sourav Ganguly survived a scare when the club house lift malfunctioned and the CAB president had to be pulled out using a stool.
The SGM has been convened to consider the amendments to the rules and regulations of BCCI as recommended by the Justice Lodha Committee.
Both the franchises have been suspended for two years from playing in IPL by Lodha committee as punishment for their owners indulging in betting.
DDCA, however said, that Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir will be the captain and vice-captain for the entire season respectively.
Sourav Ganguly was seen having a friendly chat with New Zealand batting coach Craig McMillan and another support staff.