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Rain robs India of yet another win

April 07, 2009 12:32 IST

142 - Ross Taylor and James Franklin added 142 runs - which is New Zealand's highest fifth-wicket partnership against India, beating the 140-run partnership between Craig McMillan and Adam Parore at Hamilton in 1998-99.

41 - Number of years after which India won a Test series on New Zealand soil. Tiger Pataudi-led Indian side had beaten New Zealand 3-1 in 1968.

3 - Number of instances when rain or bad weather robbed India off a certain win with opponents 8 down. The other two such instances were against West Indies at Calcutta in 1978-79 and against South Africa at Johannesburg in 1996-97.

2 - Man of the match awards won by Gautam Gambhir. His only other award had come against England at Mohali last year.

0 - Number of Tests India have lost under Dhoni. Out of seven Tests in which Dhoni has been captain, India have won five while two ended in draws. The only other draw was against England at Mohali last year.

Rajneesh Gupta