What would worry the Indian team management was failure of all the three openers.
Shaw and Gill were undone by the extra bounce while Agarwal failed to counter to seam movement.
New Zealand pacer Scott Kuggeleijn (3/40) got the ball to rear up awkwardly from length during his first spell and Shaw's dismissal was the ugliest one.
Kuggeleijn, who was hitting the deck hard, got one into Shaw's rib-cage leaving the batsman in no position to duck. The eyes were not on the ball with the bat face closed.
The awkward hit ballooned up and was taken by Rachin Ravindra at short leg.