In Pics: Williamson, Latham make Indian bowlers toil on Day 2 of Kanpur Test

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Kanpur, Sep 23: Indian bowlers struggled hard without much success as New Zealand came up with a resolute performance to be 152/1 before rain washed out the final session on the second day of the opening Test here on Friday (September 23).

Match Scorecard; Ind-NZ series schedule; Day 2 Report

Resuming at 291/9, India were bowled out for 318 in the morning session. Umesh Yadav was the last Indian wicket to fall. 

In response, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson (65 batting) and Tom Latham (56 batting) struck defiant half-centuries to take the visitors to 152 for one at the stroke of tea when the heavens opened up.

(India Vs New Zealand, 1st Test: Statistical Highlights of Day 1)

The score did not change after as rain rendered the field unplayable. New Zealand are trailing by 166 runs.

The match could not be re-started in the absence of a super-sopper.

Here are the images from second day's play:

Ravindra Jadeja in action

Ravindra Jadeja plays a shot on the second day of the first Test match against New Zealand at Green Park in Kanpur on Friday.

Jadeja remained unbeaten on Day 2

New Zealand's Mitchell Joseph Santner in action during the first day of first Test match against India at Green Park in Kanpur.

Guptill looked dangerous

Cheteshwar Pujara and Wriddhiman Saha appeal against New Zealand opener Martin Guptill for leg-before-wicket on the second day of the first Test match at Green Park in Kanpur on Friday.

Yadav takes Guptill's wicket

Umesh Yadav celebrates after dismissing Kiwi opener Martin Guptill on the second day of first Test match at Green Park in Kanpur on Friday.

Yadav was lone wicket-taker for India

Indian pacer Umesh Yadav in action on the second day of first Test match at Green Park in Kanpur on Friday.

Indian pacers failed to reap advantages of Yadav's early exploits

Indian pacer Umesh Yadav in action on the second day of first Test match at Green Park in Kanpur on Friday.

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