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India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli-Ajinkya Rahane's stand puts hosts in commanding position

Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir leaves the ground after he went out on the first day of their third cricket test match against New Zealand in Indore, India, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

Gautam Gambhir returned to the Indian side after 2 years. In his comeback match, he scored 29. AP

New Zealand's players celebrate the wicket of Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara on the first day of their third cricket test match against India in Indore, India, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

New Zealand's players celebrate the wicket of India's Cheteshwar Pujara. AP

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli bats on the first day of their third cricket test match against New Zealand in Indore, India, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli bats on the first day. It was the first time that Indore hosted a Test match. AP

Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane raises his bat after scoring a half century, with team captain Virat Kohli standing beside him on the first day of their third cricket test match against New Zealand in Indore, India, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane raises his bat after scoring a half century, with team captain Virat Kohli standing beside him. AP

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli celebrates his century on the first day of their third cricket test match against New Zealand in Indore, India, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli celebrates his century. It was the first of the series and his 13th ton. AP

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, right, speaks with teammate Ajinkya Rahane on the first day of their third cricket test match against New Zealand in Indore, India, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

India's captain Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane put together a partnership of 167 to put India in a commanding position on Day 1 of the the third Test match against New Zealand. AP

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, right, walks with teammate Ajinkya Rahane at the end of the first day of their third cricket test match against New Zealand in Indore, India, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

The day belonged to India as they lost just three wickets for 267. AP


Published Date: Oct 08, 2016 18:19 PM | Updated Date: Oct 08, 2016 18:19 PM

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