03 Dec, 17:31 (IST)

Stumps, Day 1 | That's the end of day's play. Mayank Agarwal has been the star of the day for India thanks to his century. Ajaz Patel was star for New Zealand as he scalped four wickets. At close of play Agarwal remains unbeaten  120 and giving him company is Wriddhiman Saha on 25. Do join us back tomorrow for second day's play.

03 Dec, 16:40 (IST)

That's hundred up for Mayank Agarwal! What a knock this has been from him. There were talks about dropping him from this Test and here he is, he has responded in style. Gets to his fourth Test century with a boundary. Mayank Agarwal Scores 4th Test Century, Celebrates in Style (Watch Video)

03 Dec, 15:52 (IST)

Ajaz Patel picks his fourth wicket. Shreyas Iyer is caught behind. He plays a forward defensive shot, the ball takes an inside edge onto the pads and then lobs up in the air. Tom Blundell takes a good catch. S Iyer c Blundell b Ajaz Patel 18(41)

03 Dec, 15:46 (IST)

Mayank Agarwal is playing absolutely a top knock here. He has not been afraid of attacking the bowlers and has done it regularly. He is heading towards his century and is 15 runs away from it.

03 Dec, 14:58 (IST)

Tea Break | That's tea on day one. India after a good start lost three quick wickets and that's something the hosts wouldn't have wanted. However, Mayank Agarwal is going strong and has completed his half-century. Shreyas Iyer has joined him in the middle.

03 Dec, 14:16 (IST)

Ajaz Patel strikes once again. Three wickets for him and he has now Virat Kohli trapped in front of the wickets for a four-ball duck. Kohli opted for DRS but all in vain. He is not happy with decision  but there was no conclusive evidence that the ball hit the bat first and thus third umpire stuck with on-field umpire. Kohli was given the marching orders! Interestingly, this was Kohli's tenth duck as a Test captain.

03 Dec, 14:09 (IST)

That's five-ball duck for Cheteshwar Pujara. Ajaz Patel strikes once again, he has bowled Pujara. Important breakthrough this for Kiwis. Patel is pumped as he finds Pujara's timber.

03 Dec, 13:56 (IST)

That's the first wicket for India as Shubman Gill makes his way to the pavilion. Ajaz Patel was the one who got his wicket. Gets caught and is taken in the slips. Gill OUT on 44. 

03 Dec, 13:41 (IST)

Both Indian openers are looking quite steady and are bringing up a fairly good performance. India has lost no wickets so far. Time for some refreshments after 25 overs being bowled. 

03 Dec, 13:23 (IST)

That's half-century stand up between Mayank Agarwal and Shubman Gill. Both are batting on 28 and this has been a brilliant start for India. The pitch is behaving well and thus Indian openers look comfortable. Tom Latham has now used his fourth bowler as well. William Somerville, right-arm off break, is the latest introduction.

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After facing an unfortunate draw in the last game, India and New Zealand are once again locking horns with each other at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai for the second Test match. The two-match series is a part of the ICC World Test Championship 2021-23. We shall bring to you the live updates of the match and that will help you keep a tab on what's happening with the game. But before that let's have a quick look at the preview of the game. So Virat Kohli who was rested for the T20I and the first Test match makes a comeback into the game. India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test 2021 Dream11 Team Selection: Recommended Players As Captain and Vice-Captain, Probable Line-up To Pick Your Fantasy XI.

Kohli will be leading the Indian side. So either Ajinkya Rahane or Mayank Agarwal will be dropped from the playing XI. If Mayank Agarwal is dropped from the playing XI then Cheteshwar Pujara might be asked to open the innings. There could be changes in the bowling department as well. Mohammed Siraj could replace Umesh Yadav from the bowling department. The visiting team could make one change in their team which will include Neil Wagner.

The winner of the match will win the series and thus both teams will leave no stone unturned to win this contest. Stay tuned to this space for more updates regarding the match.