IND vs NZ 1st Test: Jamieson's triple threat debut, India struggle at 122/5 at stumps after play wash out

Updated: Feb 21, 2020, 10:23 IST | IANS | Wellington

New Zealand bowlers managed to pick two wickets in the post-lunch session and made sure the hosts strengthened their position

New Zealand's Kyle Jamieson bowls during day one of the first Test cricket match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve in Wellington on February 21, 2020. Picture/ AFP
New Zealand's Kyle Jamieson bowls during day one of the first Test cricket match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve in Wellington on February 21, 2020. Picture/ AFP

Indian batsmen with the exception of Ajinkya Rahane and Mayank Agarwal struggled as they scored 122 for 5 on the rain-curtailed first day of the opening Test against New Zealand here on Friday.

Thunderstorm followed by rain in the middle of the tea break washed out the final session. India were 122 for 5 then after New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson won the toss and elected to field at the Basin Reserve.

The umpires decided to end the day's play after an inspection. Ajinkya Rahane and Rishabh Pant were batting on 38 and 10 respectively.

For New Zealand, Kyle Jamieson took 3 wickets for 38 runs while Tim Southee and Trent Boult got one each.

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