Credit to the Indian attack for exploiting the conditions, says Kane Williamson

Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Shami shared all ten wickets as India bowled New Zealand out for 192 on the first day of the second Test in Wellington. Kane Williamson top-scored with 47.

updated: February 14, 2014 14:50 IST
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Wellington, New Zealand: Key New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson was all praise for the Indian bowling attack on Friday after the Kiwis were shot out for a paltry 192 runs on the first day of the second and final Test here. (Day 1 report)

"They bowled very well. They sort of picked up from where they left off in Auckland (in first Test). Credit goes to their bowling attack," Williamson said at the press conference after the first day's play. (Highlights)

He said the Basin Reserve pitch was a tough one to bat on but gave the credit to the Indian bowlers for exploiting the conditions well. (Ishant sets record for best figures by Indian pacer in New Zealand)

"Looking at the pitch, we expected it to be tough. We played on a green one here before against the West Indies (in December), but they did not bowl as well as this Indian side. (Day 1 pics)

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