New Delhi: The first Test match of the ongoing Test series between India and New Zealand has ended in a draw. Team India failed to take the last wicket of New Zealand and in the end, the match ended in a draw. Team India had set New Zealand a target of 284 runs, but in the last two sessions, the Kiwis looked breathless ahead of the Indian spinners and their 9 wickets fell in 89.2 overs for 155.
But in the next 52 balls, Team India failed to take a wicket even after putting their full effort into it and Rachin Ravindra and Ajaz Patel snatched the victory from Team India. With a total of 91 balls, Rachin Ravindra scored 18 off 2 fours and remained unbeaten. Azaz, who came in as the last batsman, played 23 balls and remained unbeaten on 2. Earlier, Team India spinners had pushed New Zealand on the backfoot and India's victory was beginning to be decided, but Team India was one step behind the win.
For India, Ravindra Jadeja took 4 wickets and Ravichandran Ashwin took 3 wickets, while Umesh Yadav and Axar Patel took 1 wicket each. Earlier, Opener Tom Latham scored 52 off 146 balls and added 76 runs for the second wicket with Will Somerville. While Somerville scored 36 runs, skipper Williamson contributed 24 runs. The second Test between the two teams will now be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai from December 3, with skipper Virat Kohli making a comeback.