When team India was down by 3 wickets at the score of just 57 runs this morning by lunch, the pair of Ajinkya Rahane and Chetashwar Pujara came to rescue of the 250th match at Eden Gardens by the national team.
They played a historical longest fourth-wicket partnership at Eden gardens of 141. Ajinkya Rahane scored a personal score of 77 which is his second highest against New Zealand. This half century was also his 9th in test format.
Whereas Chetashwar Pujara got a personal score of 87 in 219 balls, which is his highest against New Zealand.
The match will continue tomorrow, score till today was – 239/7.