Opener Virender Sehwag smashed a brilliant hundred to give India a brisk start in the opening Test against New Zealand on Thursday.
Sehwag is batting on 120 with help of 20 fours, with him is Rahul Dravid who is on 17. India has made 165 runs for the loss of one wicket.
Earlier, Indian skipper MS Dhoni won the toss and decided to bat against New Zealand in the first of the 3 match Test series at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad.
VVS Laxman and Gautam Gambhir are back in the team after recovering from the injury. S Sreesanth has been included and Ishant Sharma has been left out.
New Zealand has left out experienced batsman Martin Guptill. New Zealand capped 20-year-old batsman Kane Williamson and 23-year-old fast bowler Hamish Bennett.
Cricket Live Score
India: Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, Suresh Raina, VVS Laxman, MS Dhoni (c/wk), Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, S Sreesanth, Pragyan Ojha.
New Zealand: Brendon McCullum, Tim McIntosh, Bradley-John Watling, Ross Taylor, Jesse Ryder, Kane Williamson, Daniel Vettori (c), Gareth Hopkins (wk), Jeetan Patel, Hamish Bennett, Chris Martin.