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New-Zealand-England 2nd Test drawn after washout

New-Zealand-England 2nd Test drawn after washout

Kane Williamson scored an unbeaten 55 in the second innings before rain washed out play © Getty Images

Wellington: Mar 18, 2013

The second Test between New Zealand and England was declared a draw after the final day’s play at Wellington’s Basin Reserve was abandoned due to persistent rain.

It is the second rain-affected draw in the three-Test series, setting up a potential decider in the final match beginning on Friday in Auckland.

Play did not get under way on Monday after the weather also shortened proceedings on Sunday, which ended with New Zealand at 162 for two in their second innings, trailing by 49 after the tourists enforced the follow-on.

Kane Williamson was unbeaten on 55 and Ross Taylor was 41 not out when the draw was declared.
 It was the third successive Test draw at the Basin Reserve, after Pakistan in 2011 and South Africa last year.

Brief Scores: England 465 all-out (Jonathan Trott 121, Nick Compton 100; Bruce Martin 4 for 130) drew with New Zealand 254 & 162 for 2 (Kane Willianson 55*, Peter Fulton 45; James Anderson 1 for 27)

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