After bowling out New Zealand for 235 runs, India once again struggled with the bat. At close of play, India were 90/6, lead by 97 runs. Trent Boult picked three wickets as India’s batting lacked intent. Skipper Virat Kohli was once again dismissed cheaply as he managed only 14 runs. When play on day two was called off Hanuma Vihari and Rishabh Pant were the two unbeaten batsmen.