At Christchurch, February 21
At Auckland, February 22
But for innumerable missed chances, most of them on the last day, India would have won comfortably, even though all the first day's play was lost to rain.
Notwithstanding a traditional strength in spin bowling, the second Indian team to tour New Zealand was far from convincing, and the tourists were somewhat fortunate to come out of the series level, at one-all.
When the Test pitch at Eden Park was uncovered after a period of unseasonable rain, the New Zealand selectors sent for the former Hampshire left-arm bowler, O'Sullivan, although he had not been in the original selection
At Christchurch, February 5, 6, 8, 9, 10
In achieving their ninth Test victory and the first by an innings, New Zealand exposed all the weaknesses of India's batting against pace.
As at the end of the tour, the Indian team trudged along the tarmac towards their home-bound aeroplane at Kingston's Norman Manley Airport, they resembled Napoleon's troops on the retreat from Moscow
At Bridgetown (Barbados), March 10, 11, 13
India scored over 400 to win this Test, a feat accomplished only once before -- by Australia against England, at Headingley, in 1948