21 Dec, 2013
New Zealand finished at 156 for 3, trailing by 211 runs at the end of Day Two at Seddon Park in Hamilton in reply to West Indians‘ 367 . Earlier in the day with Tim Southee grabbing four wickets. Sunil Narine had the New Zealand batsmen all at sea before Ross Taylor and Captain Brendon McCullum saw off the day’s play with minimum fuss.
Shivnarine Chanderpaul notched up his 28th Test hundred and the West Indian tail-enders provided stiff resistance to take the score to 367.
New Zealand had trouble facing the wily Sunil Narine, who finished with two wickets. Kane Wiillaimson scored a patient 58 before he was trapped in front by the West Indian spinner.
Ross Taylor looked on course to score his third consecutive century and was unbeaten on 56 and Brendon McCullum was unbeaten on 11.
New Zealand lead 1-0 in the series but a good show by the West Indian bowlers in the last two sessions indicate an intriguing contest ready to unfold in the remaining three days.
West Indies 367 (Kraigg Brathwaitte 45, Shivnarine Chanderpaul 122*,Denesh Ramdin 107 ; Tim Southee 4 for 79 , Corey Anderson 3 for 47) lead New Zealand 156 for 3 (Kane Williamson 58, Ross Taylor 56*; Sunil Narine 2 for 43) by 211 runs.
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