1st Test: Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane rescue India after McCullum, pacers put Kiwis on top on Day 2

Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane helped India recover from early blushes as the Kiwi pacers demolished the India top-order after Brendon McCullum's brilliant knock of 224 helped the Kiwis post 503. At close of play, India were 130/4, trailing New Zealand by 373 runs.

updated: February 07, 2014 12:14 IST
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India were struggling at 130-4 after day two of the first Test against New Zealand, who posted a daunting 503-run first innings built on a double century by Brendon McCullum. (Scorecard | Highlights | Pics )

In a dramatic start to India's reply, New Zealand claimed the prized scalps of Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli in a withering burst from Tim Southee and Trent Boult that reduced the tourists to three down for only 10 runs.

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