India vs New Zealand: Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli rise to the challenge

India were 307-5 in their first innings at stumps after winning the toss on the opening day of the first Test against New Zealand in Hyderabad on Thursday.

updated: August 23, 2012 18:06 IST
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Hyderabad: Day one of a long season of Test cricket in India was all about Cheteshwar Pujara, with a dash of Virat Kohli thrown in.

India's Gen Next rose manfully to the challenge of following in the giant footsteps of Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman in front of an impressive spectator count in excess of 15,000 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad on a working day Thursday.


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