New Zealand reach 74 at lunch against West Indies after losing two early wickets

Martin Guptill recorded an stitched an unbeaten partnership of 63 runs for the third wicket with Ross Taylor Getty Images

By CricketCountry Staff

Kingston: Aug 2, 2012

Ross Taylor and Martin Guptill played steady knocks to help New Zealand recover after the early wickets of Walting and Brendon McCullum against West Indies on the first day of the second Test at Kingston on Thursday.

Earlier, Darren Sammy decided to field after winning the toss.

New Zealand came into the match with two changes with BJ Walting and Trent Boult replacing Daniel Flynn and Daniel Vettori respectively.

West Indies are currently leading the two-match series 1-0

Brief Scores: New Zealand 74 for 2 (Ross Taylor 36*, Martin Guptill 32*; Tino Best 1 for 16) vs West Indies

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