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Twitter reactions: Ajaz Patel, Rachin Ravindra assist New Zealand earn a draw within the Kanpur Check

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New Zealand‘s final pair of Rachin Ravindra and Ajaz Patel held their nerve to earn Black Caps a dramatic draw in the first Test against India at Inexperienced Park in Kanpur on Monday.

New Zealand began the ultimate day on a optimistic be aware by not dropping any wicket within the first session. The pair of Tom Latham and night-watchman William Somerville added a 76-run stand for the second wicket to maintain Indian bowlers at bay.

Nonetheless, Indian bowlers made a comeback within the second session and dominated within the ultimate session. First, Umesh Yadav sent back Somerville to supply the much-needed breakthrough, then Ravichandran Ashwin removed set batsman Latham, which opened the floodgates as New Zealand stored dropping wickets.

Ravindra Jadeja took 4 wickets whereas Ashwin bagged three scalps. Equally, Axar Patel and Umesh took one wicket every. Nonetheless, they didn’t put the final nail within the coffin. The guests misplaced their ninth wicket within the ninetieth over, and from there, the final pair of Ravindra and Patel batted until 98 overs earlier than the umpires referred to as off the proceedings on account of dangerous lights. Ravindra confronted 91 balls for his unbeaten 18 whereas Patel performed 23 deliveries.

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