Second Test: India lead by 339 runs against New Zealand

PTI10_2_2016_000180B Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma in action during 3rd day of the 2nd Test match against New Zealand at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Sunday | PTI

India took a weighty 339-run lead in the second innings thanks to Rohit Sharma's sublime 82 against New Zealand in the second cricket Test at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday.

After bowling out New Zealand for 204 in their first innings, India reached 227/8 to gain a lead of 339 runs at the end of the third day's play.

India struggled to build on the 112-run first innings lead. Virat Kohli shone with a 45 before Rohit and Wriddhiman Saha (39 not out) put on a 103-run stand for the seventh wicket.

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