New Zealand was deprived of a possible victory against the visiting West Indies as continuous rain finished the game in a draw just before the tea interval.
A classic maiden double hundred from the top order batsman of West Indies averted the danger of innings defeat for his team in the opening Test vs. New Zealand.
The dismal batting performance from the West Indian batsmen continued in New Zealand as well when they were forced to follow on in the first Test.
A maiden double century from the supreme batsman of New Zealand, Ross Taylor, put his team on top while West Indies lost two quick wickets in their 1st innings.
The greatest ever batsman, Sachin Tendulkar, powered another fifty whereas Cheteshwar Pujara and Rohit Sharma blasted tons as the Windies face another defeat.
The Indian spinners continued their dominance against the batsmen of the visiting West Indies who were bowled out cheaply once again in the series.