Chasing an improbable target of 434 runs, New Zealand were 93/4 at stumps in their second innings on day four of the first cricket Test against India here on Sunday.
India declared their second innings at 377 for five.
Cheteshwar Pujara top-scored for the hosts with 78 and his 133-run second-wicket partnership with Murali Vijay (76) was the highlight of the innings.
India XI: M Vijay, L Rahul, C Pujara, V Kohli, A Rahane, R Sharma, R Ashwin, W Saha, R Jadeja, M Shami, U Yadav
New Zealand XI: T Latham, M Guptill, K Williamson, R Taylor, L Ronchi, M Santner, BJ Watling, M Craig, I Sodhi, T Boult, N Wagner