India enjoyed a recovery led by Virat Kohli, but a foreboding forecast suggests a likely draw in the World Test Championship final.
English summer rain meant India and New Zealand could not get started as they prepared to battle out the World Test Championship final.
New Zealand will face a trial by spin when they do battle with India in the first ICC World Test Championship final in Southampton.
After sitting out the second Test against England, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson is set to return to lead his country against India.
England know they are better than what they showed with the bat against New Zealand, as they slipped to a 1-0 series defeat at Edgbaston.
New Zealand won a Test series in England for the first time since 1999 as they quickly rounded off an eight-wicket success on Sunday.
New Zealand showed they are in ominous form ahead of next week's World Test Championship final with India by dominating England.
James Anderson made his 162nd appearance in a Test match but New Zealand should be in a more celebratory mood after day two at Edgbaston.
Fans at Edgbaston were treated to a real back-and-forth show in the opening day of the second Test between England and New Zealand.
Evergreen seamer James Anderson is still among the best bowlers in the world 18 years after making his Test debut.