India were 63/0 at stumps on the second day in reply to England's massive first innings score of 537 runs in the first cricket Test match here on Thursday.
Indian openers Gautam Gambhir (28 not out) and Murali Vijay (25 not out) were at the crease at the close of the day's play at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium.
Earlier, England resumed the day's action at their overnight score of 311/4.
Ben Stokes (128) and Moeen Ali (117) hit centuries to put the visitors in a position of strength on Thursday.
Left - arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja (3 - 86) was the most successful bowlers for the hosts.