New Zealand got of to a good start after the reduced India to 57-3 at the end of first session of the second Paytm test match at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
Choosing to bat first, India lost Shikhar Dhawan early after he chopped a Matt Henry ball on to the stumps to be dismissed for 1.
India lost wickets at regular intervals as Henry then got rid of Vijay in the 12th.
Captain Kohli’s poor run in the series continued was caught reaching out to a wide Trent Boult delivery to be caught at the gully.
Chateshwar Pujara was the only Indian batsman who looked comfortable throughout batting on 31(80).