New Zealand v India: Brendon McCullum puts Kiwis in charge

First Test, Auckland (day two)

New Zealand 503 v India 130-4

Match scorecard

Brendon McCullum hit a superb 224 as New Zealand took control of the first Test against India with a first-innings total of 503.

The 32-year-old hit 29 fours and five sixes to overtake Nathan Astle and become New Zealand's fourth-highest Test run scorer with 4,904.

Ishant Sharma was the pick of India's beleaguered attack, taking six wickets, including McCullum.

The tourists recovered from 10-3 to close day two on 130-4.