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Result: India 320 runs short of target

India finish day three of the first Test needing 320 more runs to beat New Zealand at Eden Park.

India finished day three of the first Test on 87-1, chasing a target of 407 to beat New Zealand in Auckland.

Rohit Sharma of India is bowled by Trent Boult of New Zealand during day three of the First Test match between New Zealand and India at Eden Park on February 8, 2014© Getty Images

An exciting day continued at Eden Park when New Zealand, who resumed on 78-7, lost two wickets in the first over after tea as Ishant Sharma (3-28) removed both BJ Watling (11) and Ish Sodhi (0).

Trent Boult (7*) and Neil Wagner (14) took the lead past 400 for the Black Caps before the latter became Sharma's third victim of the innings, which ended with New Zealand collapsing to 105 all out.

India, chasing a target of 407 to win the Test match, lost their first wicket in the eighth over when Tim Southee had Murali Vijay (13) caught down the leg-side by Watling.

Shikhar Dhawan played in trademark fluent fashion for his 49 not out and he was well supported by Cheteshwar Pujara (22*) as India made it to the close of play without losing any more wickets.

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