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India-NZ Indore Test, Day 1: Hosts 267/3 at stumps after Virat’s 13th ton

India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bat first in the third Test in Indore on Saturday.

cricket Updated: Oct 08, 2016 17:08 IST
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Virat Kohli scored his first ton at home since 2013.
Virat Kohli scored his first ton at home since 2013.(PTI)

Captain Virat Kohli scored his 13th Test century and his first at home since 2013 as India posted 267/3 at stumps on the first day of the third and final Test against New Zealand in Indore on Saturday.

Kohli (103) and Ajinkya Rahane (79) were unbeaten at the close of play.

India lost a well-set Cheteshwar Pujara in the post-lunch session and made slow progress to be 148 for three at tea on day one of the third and final Test against New Zealand in Indore on Saturday.

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Playing XI

India: G Gambhir, M Vijay, C Pujara, V Kohli, A Rahane, RG Sharma, R Ashwin, W Saha, R Jadeja, M Shami, U Yadav

New Zealand: Guptill, Latham, Williamson, Taylor, Ronchi, Neesham, Watling, Santner, Patel, Henry, Boult