India vs New Zealand: Wriddhiman Saha, Bhuvneshwar Kumar give hosts advantage on day 2

Wriddhiman Saha and Bhuvneshwar Kumar starred to help India gain control over New Zealand on day 2 of the second Test at the Eden Gardens. Saha scored a crucial 54* to take India past 300 after they were reeling at 231/7. AP

Wriddhiman Saha and Bhuvneshwar Kumar starred to help India gain control over New Zealand on day 2 of the second Test at the Eden Gardens. Saha scored a crucial 54* to take India past 300 after they were reeling at 231/7. AP

Mohammad Shami then provided India the perfect start as he trapped opener Tom Latham for 1 in the second over of the day. AP

Mohammad Shami then provided India the perfect start as he trapped opener Tom Latham for 1 in the second over of the day. AP

Bhuvneshwar Kumar then sent back Martin Guptill and Henry Nicholls before Ravindra Jadeja struck to remove the in-form Luke Ronchi to reduce New Zealand to 85/4. AP

Bhuvneshwar Kumar then sent back Martin Guptill and Henry Nicholls before Ravindra Jadeja struck to remove the in-form Luke Ronchi to reduce New Zealand to 85/4. AP

The skies opened up and an early tea was taken. The groundsmen worked hard to make sure play did resume amidst the gloom. AP

The skies opened up and an early tea was taken. The groundsmen worked hard to make sure play did resume amidst the gloom. AP

Bhuvneshwar Kumar then went berserk after the rain-break as he scalped three quick wickets. His first victim was Ross Taylor who was caught at first slip for 36. AP

Bhuvneshwar Kumar then went berserk after the rain-break as he scalped three quick wickets. His first victim was Ross Taylor who was caught at first slip for 36. AP

Bhuvneshwar then removed Mitchell Santner and Matt Henry off consecutive balls to scalp a five-for. AP

Bhuvneshwar then removed Mitchell Santner and Matt Henry off consecutive balls to scalp a five-for. AP

Bhuvneshwar made good use of the overcast conditions really well and this was his first five-for in India. New Zealand ended the day on the back foot at 128/7, still trailing by 188 runs. AP

Bhuvneshwar made good use of the overcast conditions really well and this was his first five-for in India. New Zealand ended the day on the back foot at 128/7, still trailing by 188 runs. AP