- Disappointment for India in the second Test on the first day
- Shreyas Iyer scored a century in the first session
- Teamindia 345 all out in the second session
- Indian bowlers unable to take wickets in 57 overs
India, who continued their first innings today with an overnight score of 258/4, were all out in the second session. Shreyas Iyer (105: 171 off 13×4, 1×6) scored a century while Shubhman Gill (52:93 off 5×4, 1×6) and Ravindra Jadeja (50: 112 off 6×4) scored half-centuries. Among the New Zealand bowlers, Tim Southee took five wickets while Kyle Jamieshan took three and Ajaz Patel two.
The New Zealand openers started the first innings of the second session after India were all out. The Indian bowlers were not given a chance at any stage. Most importantly, opener Will Young faced the Indian pacers as well as the spinners. Tom Latham, on the other hand, took a little longer to get to the crease .. then played faster. In total, the New Zealand openers played 12 overs and scored 129 runs today. The Indian bowlers could not take at least one wicket.