Mon, 17 Jan 2022

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], November 29 (ANI): Nightwatchman Will Somerville and opening batter Tom Latham held the fort as New Zealand did not lose a single wicket in the opening session of Day 5 of the ongoing first Test against India here at Green Park, Kanpur on Monday.

At lunch break, New Zealand's score read 79/1 with the visitors still needing 205 more runs for the win. Somerville and Latham are currently unbeaten at the crease.

Resuming the final Day at 4/1, New Zealand overnight batters Tom Latham and Will Somerville saw out the first hour without any hiccup and the hosts looked set to be in for a hard grind.

Both batters kept the hosts' bowlers at bay and the visiting side did not lose a single wicket in the opening session of Day 5.

Brief Scores: India 345 and 234/7d; New Zealand 296 and 79/1. (ANI)

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