Chasing an improbable target of 434 runs, New Zealand were 93/4 at stumps in their second innings on day four of the first cricket Test against India here on Sunday.
India declared their second innings at 377 for five.
New Zealand need another 341 runs with six wickets remaining.
India: 318 and 377 for five declared in 107.2 overs (Murali Vijay 76, Cheteshwar Pujara 78, Ajinkya Rahane 40, Rohit Sharma 68 not out, Ravindra Jadeja 50 not out; Micthell Santner 2/79, Ish Sodhi 2/99)
New Zealand: 262 and 93 for four in 37 overs (Luke Ronchi 38 batting; R Ashwin 3/68).