Kolkata, Sep 28: The Indian Test and New Zealand Test squads arrived here on Tuesday night (Sep 27) ahead of second Test starting on Friday (Sep 30).
Virat Kohli-led Indian side, sans KL Rahul and coach Anil Kumble, arrived at Kolkata's airport. New Zealand team led by skipper Kane Williamson also arrived here. The Kiwis would be hoping to win the second Test match and level the series.
Rahul has been ruled out of the match because of a hamstring injury while Kumble is slated to join the team on Wednesday morning ahead of their practice session at Eden Gardens in the afternoon.
Batsman Gautam Gambhir and pacer Jayant Yadav have been called in place of injured KL Rahul and ill Ishant Sharma, respectively.
Here are the images of arrival of both the teams at Kolkata's NSCBI Airport:
Skipper Virat Kohli arrives in Kolkata
Indian Cricket captain Virat Kohli arrives at NSCBI Airport in Kolkata on Tuesday night.
Rohit Shartma arrives at NSCBI Airport
Indian cricketer Rohit Shartma arrives at NSCBI Airport in Kolkata on Tuesday night.
Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin
India cricketers Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin arrive at NSCBI Airport in Kolkata on Tuesday night.
Kane Williamson leads Black Caps at Kolkata
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson followed by other Kiwi players arrive at NSCBI Airport in Kolkata on Tuesday night.
James Neesham arrives at Kolkata
New Zealand pacer James (Jimmy) Neesham arrives at Kolkata airport.
New Zealand side hope for win at Kolkata
New Zealand side hope for winning the second Test match at Kolkata.