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First Test: India, New Zealand play out an interesting draw

Megha Jain

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The first Test between India and New Zealand in Kanpur ended in a draw. India, who were defending 283, had the upper hand on the final day. Although R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja destroyed New Zealand's middle order, Rachin Ravindra and Ajaz Patel held their nerves to see NZ through. The duo remained unbeaten as New Zealand averted a loss. They finished on 165/9.