India have made 551 runs for the loss of seven wickets on third day of the third and the final Test match of the series at the at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Jamtha in Nagpur.
Rahul Dravid scored a brilliant 191 runs with help of 21 fours before he got caught out by M Guptill on the bowling of K Williamson. Dhoni got out for 98 runs.
Earlier, India India bowled out New Zealand for 193 runs.
Jesse Ryder was the tops scorer with 59 runs and the second run getter was Brendon McCullum who made 48 runs. Tim Southee hit few sixes at the end, he made 38 runs.
Ishant Sharma took four wickets giving away only 43 runs, while Pragyan Ojha took three wickets, Sreesanth took two and Harbhajan had one.
The first two Test between the two sides ended in draws.
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India: Virender Sehwag , Gautam Gambhir , Rahul Dravid , Sachin Tendulkar , VVS Laxman , Suresh Raina , MS Dhoni (c) (w) , Harbhajan Singh , Ishant Sharma , S Sreesanth , Pragyan Ojha.
New Zealand : Tim McIntosh , Brendon McCullum , Martin Guptill , Ross Taylor , Jesse Ryder , Kane Williamson , Daniel Vettori (c) , Gareth Hopkins (w) , Tim Southee , Andy McKay , Chris Martin.