Mumbai, Dec 5: India extended their overall lead to 405 runs by lunch on the third day of the second Test against New Zealand here on Sunday.
At the break, skipper Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill were batting on 11 and 17 respectively as the home team reached 142 for two. Resuming on overnight 69 for no loss, India lost the wickets of Mayank Agarwal (62) and Cheteshwar Pujara (47) but still strengthened their hold of the match. After bowling out New Zealand for 62, India had decided against enforcing follow-on despite taking a huge first-innings lead of 263 runs.
India: 325 and 142 for 2 in 46 overs (Mayank Agarwal 62, Cheteshwar Pujara 47; Ajaz Patel 2/77).
New Zealand 1st innings: 62 all out in 28.1 overs (Ravichandran Ashwin 4/8, Mohammed Siraj 3/19).