Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara batted steadily to help India to 162/1 at lunch on the third day of the first cricket Test against England at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Friday.
Vijay was batting on 57 while Pujara was unbeaten on 62 at the break.
Opener Gautam Gambhir was the only Indian wicket to fall in the pre - lunch session.
He was trapped leg before by pacer Stuart Broad on 29.
The Delhi left - hander, who has made a comeback to the Test squad after a prolonged period, hit four boundaries during his 72 - delivery stay in the middle.
India (First Innings): 162/1 (Cheteshwar Pujara 62 batting, Murali Vijay 57 batting) vs England 537.