Dhawan said he realised that he needs to start leaving bouncers rather than trying to have a go at the short ball.
Mashrafe Mortaza feels that playing in front of home crowd would be a boost for Bangladesh in Asia Cup.
Losing overseas is now an epidemic and epidemics must call for tough measures, writes Harsha Bhogle.
India seamer Zaheer Khan went wicketless for 36 overs after his three strikes.
Highlight of Indian innings was the 120-run seventh wicket partnership between Rahane and Dhoni.
The Zaheer of old, had a ‘Zaheer special’ ball that would give him early wickets.
Unlike in first Test at Auckland, India will have to dominate game right through if they are to draw level.
A team official also refused to allow any questioning on matters other than the Test.
Ishant has come a long way and it is important that he picks up wickets. He has been around for a while.
At the moment India’s performance is determined by the surface, writes Harsha Bhogle.
Ravindra Jadeja said India are desperate to win the match to turn around the dismal New Zealand tour.
Indian spinners have bowled tight and scored vital runs but haven’t taken enough wickets.
Ashwin’s maiden ODI half-century helped India snatch a tie at Eden Park in the third ODI.
India’s inability to rotate the strike can get exploited in foreign climes.
Dhoni said the run chase could have been easier had India restricted hosts for less than the 314 they scored.