New Zealand 'positive' about Williamson's return

By the time the New Zealand team arrived at the Holkar Stadium for an optional training session at around 10am, about 500 people were already in the stands.

Their batsmen have shown a lot of discipline to make India's bowlers work hard, a fact R Ashwin has acknowledged in an interview, but they have been undone by natural variation for the India bowlers.

Williamson batting in the nets, and having a bit of a bowl was good news for New Zealand. "It's looking positive," Shane Jurgensen, New Zealand's bowling coach, said. "Final confirmation on that will probably be tomorrow. We trained today, and he did some batting and had a decent hit and a run around. We'll have another look at him tomorrow, but it looks positive."

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