Day 3: Umesh removes Williamson as New Zealand reach 197/2 at lunch
The second new ball did the trick as Umesh pitched one on line off-stump, which cut back enough to find Williamson's pads just when he was showing signs of settling down having reached 18 off 64 balls.
New Zealand scored 68 runs in that session and are now 148 runs behind India's first innings total of 345.
Opener Will Young (89 off 214 balls) missed out on what would have been his maiden Test century as Ravichandran Ashwin (28-7-57-1) gave the much-needed breakthrough. Young's senior partner Tom Latham hardly had any lapse of concentration during those first two hours, remaining undefeated on 82. He had so far faced 239 balls and hit 10 boundaries.
Williamson looked a bit shaky at the onset before hitting Ravindra Jadeja (20-6-44-0) for a couple of boundaries to ease his nerves.
The pitch on the third day didn't change its character which actually became a problem for India's left-arm spinners Jadeja and Axar Patel (14-2-33-0), who need a bit of assistance from the track to trouble the batters.
For a change, unlike Latham, Young's appeal for a DRS review came cropper but not before he had added 151 runs for the opening stand.
Young had 15 fours in his career-best knock but it was Latham, who actually carried on from where he had left on Friday evening, continuing to defend well on the front-foot and punishing any loose balls available.
During the session, Ashwin was seen involved in an animated discussion with the straight umpire Nitin Menon after he decided to come round the wicket against Williamson and was seen walking on the dangerous area on his follow-through.
The intention was to create a few roughs with his bowling spikes in the region where if the ball lands, it would turn away from the dogged Latham.
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