The India and New Zealand cricket teams arrived in the city on Tuesday evening for their second Test match at the Eden Gardens starting on Friday.

Both the outfits reached the eastern metropolis from Kanpur via Lucknow. India lead the three-Test series 1-0, courtesy a 197-run win over the Kiwis in Kanpur.

The Kiwis will miss spinner Mark Craig as he is injured. He has been replaced with Jeetan Patel.