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India Vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 1 in Kanpur

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: September 22, 2016, 1:42 PM IST
Cheteshwar Pujara and Murali Vijay had a solid century-plus stand for the second wicket to put India in command against New Zealand. (AP)
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Cheteshwar Pujara and Murali Vijay had a solid century-plus stand for the second wicket to put India in command against New Zealand. (AP)

Indian opener Murali Vijay, who scored a brilliant fifty, bats during the opening session on Day 1 against NZ in Kanpur. (AP)
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Indian opener Murali Vijay, who scored a brilliant fifty, bats during the opening session on Day 1 against NZ in Kanpur. (AP)

After having a poor run with the bat for a long time, Pujara returned back to form with a solid knock. (AP)
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After having a poor run with the bat for a long time, Pujara returned back to form with a solid knock. (AP)

New Zealand's Ish Sodhi fields during first their first cricket test against India the the Green Park stadium. (AP)
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New Zealand's Ish Sodhi fields during first their first cricket test against India the the Green Park stadium. (AP)

Lokesh Rahul scored 32 off 39 balls before falling to Mitchell Santner. (AP)
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Lokesh Rahul scored 32 off 39 balls before falling to Mitchell Santner. (AP)

New Zealand team celebrates the wicket of India's KL Rahul during the opening session of 1st Test against India. (AP)
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New Zealand team celebrates the wicket of India's KL Rahul during the opening session of 1st Test against India. (AP)

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RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 4493 125
2 South Africa 3395 110
3 England 4497 105
4 New Zealand 3114 97
5 Australia 3294 97
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