In Pics: Rohit Sharma's heroics put India in commanding position in 2nd Test

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Kolkata, Oct 2: India took a weighty 339-run lead in the second innings thanks to Rohit Sharma's sublime 82 against New Zealand in the second cricket Test at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday.

Match Scorecard; Photo gallery; Day 3 report

After bowling out New Zealand for 204 in their first innings, India reached 227/8 to gain a lead of 339 runs at the end of the third day's play. (Ind-NZ series schedule)

India struggled to build on the 112-run first innings lead. Virat Kohli shone with a 45 before Rohit and Wriddhiman Saha (39 not out) put on a 103-run stand for the seventh wicket.

Indian batters put up a fighting show against New Zealand after the top order collapse. 

Here are the images from third day's play: 

Rohit continues love-affair with Eden Gardens

Rohit Sharma scored 82 valuable runs in the second innings to put India into commanding position. 

Wriddhiman Saha starts from where he left

Wriddhiman Saha is batting on unbeaten 39 after scoring 54* in the first innings against New Zealand at Eden Gardens.

Boult injures Shikhar's thumb

Shikhar Dhawan reacts after an injury during 3rd day of the 2nd Test match against New Zealand at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Sunday. He was taken to the hospital for the x-ray.

New Zealand bowlers floor India's top order

New Zealand cricketers celebrate the fall of an Indian wicket during 3rd day of the 2nd Test match at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Sunday.

'Unlucky' Virat Kohli departs at 45

Indian Captain Virat Kohli reacts after losing his wicket during 3rd day of the 2nd Test match against new Zealand at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Sunday.

Trent Boult scalps Virat Kohli's wicket

New Zealand cricketers celebrate the wicket of Indian skipper Virat Kohli during 3rd day of the 2nd Test match at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Sunday.

Virat Kohli's 7th Test innings without a 50

Indian Captain Virat Kohli leaves after his dismissal during 3rd day of the 2nd Test match against new Zealand at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Sunday.

Shami wrapped New Zealand innings on Day 3

Mohammed Shami celebrates after taking a wicket during 3rd day of the 2nd Test match against New Zealand at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Sunday.

Virat Kohli leads his side

India captain Virat Kohli in action during 3rd day of the 2nd Test match against New Zealand at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Sunday.

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