The news from the 2nd cricket Test match between India vs New Zealand, which will be played at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, is that, it is continuously raining in Bangalore and the first day’s play might not be possible.
The match is scheduled to start at 9:30 a.m. India time. The scorecard can be seen here at 4:00 GMT onwards.
Although the pitch is covered within the stadium, it was damp, the Indian team had a long practice session in the afternoon, with Sachin Tendulkar having two stints.
Both the teams are expected to play slow bowlers in this Test to take advantage of the dampness of the wicket.
ESPN Star Cricket will live telecast the match via Ten Cricket TV channel in India and other Asian Countries.
The teams are as follows:
India: 1 Gautam Gambhir, 2 Virender Sehwag, 3 Virat Kohli, 4 Sachin Tendulkar, 5 Cheteshwar Pujara, 6 Suresh Raina, 7 MS Dhoni, 8 R Ashwin, 9 Zaheer Khan, 10 Ishant Sharma, 11 Umesh Yadav.
New Zealand:1 Martin Guptill, 2 Brendon McCullum, 3 Kane Williamson, 4 Ross Taylor, 5 Daniel Flynn, 6 James Franklin, 7 Kruger van Wyk, 8 Doug Bracewell, 9 Tim Southee, 10 Jeetan Patel, 11 Chris Martin.
The highlights can be watched here after the day’s play.