New Zealand vs India, 2nd Test: Shikhar Dhawan becomes 2nd Indian opener to score fifty-plus score in Wellington

At the close of first day's play, Shikhar Dhawan was unbeaten on 71, becoming the second Indian opener to score a half-century in Wellington after Gautam Gambhir.

updated: February 14, 2014 14:41 IST
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Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan scored a half-century on Day 1 of the second Test at Wellington and became the second Indian after Gautam Gambhir to do so. (Day 1 Report | Highlights | Scorecard)

# Shikhar Dhawan is the first Indian opener to register a fifty in the first innings of the Wellington Test. Overall, he is the second Indian opener to record an innings of fifty-plus score at Wellington. Gautam Gambhir had registered 167 in the second innings of the 2008-09 Test.

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