Zaheer Khan, currently on the second phase of his recovery from injury, has been following the ongoing Test series closely on television.
Meanwhile, the team for Bangladesh is expected to wear a fresh look with MS Dhoni and Kohli in line to be rested.
Bangalore restrict defending champs to 115 before winning by seven wickets.
Prasad spoke about India’s medium pacers and said it was time to help Zaheer make a decision about his future.
Rahul Dravid said he would hate to see India seamer Zaheer Khan end his career on a low.
India seamer Zaheer Khan went wicketless for 36 overs after his three strikes.
The Zaheer of old, had a ‘Zaheer special’ ball that would give him early wickets.
India fought back brilliantly with the ball to give themselves a fighting chance of achieving an unlikely victory.
Ishant has come a long way and it is important that he picks up wickets. He has been around for a while.
Zaheer exuded confidence that India still have a chance to win the Test match and go 1-0 up in the two-Test series.
Hosts amass 503 before quicks have India struggling at 130/4 on Day Two.
Despite having NZ at 30/3, visitors put down crucial chances to allow hosts to get to 329/4.
More than amount of grass, it is whether the grass is lively or not or base of the wicket has moisture or not.
After the forgettable loss in the ODI series, Indian batsmen show promise before the big Test ahead.
India’s Ishwar Pandey and NZ XI’s Robert O’Donnell grab their opportunities and shine on first day of warm-up.