Replying to the New Zealand first innings score of 619 for 9 declared, India were all out in their first innings for 305 with contributions from Dravid(83), Tebdulkar (49) and VVS Laxman (76).
For New Zealand, Martin took 3 wickets, while Obrien, Vettory and Patel took 2 wickets each.
Asked to follow on, India finished the 3rd day at the score of 47 for 1 as Sehawag was out for 22.
There are still two days remaining in the second test match and unless a strong rear-guard action comes from India. It would be difficult to prevent NZ from winning it.