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2nd Test New Zealand v West Indies – Nicholls ton puts Kiwis on top on Day 1

Basin Reserve, Wellington
Basin Reserve, Wellington
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Henry Nicholls hit his sixth Test century to help New Zealand to 294/6 by stumps on day 1, at Basin Reserve, Wellington today.

 

Match Summary

New Zealand 294 - 6 (84)

West Indies – Still to bat

Close - New Zealand are 294 - 6

Scorecard

 

The West Indies won the toss and decided to field here at the Basin Reserve, Wellington earlier today and at one stage had the hosts 78-3. However, Will Young, Henry Nicholls and  Daryl Mitchell all combined to put New Zealand in a strong position at the close of play.

Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Tom Blundell - 6.5 ov), 2-63 (Tom Latham - 17.1 ov), 3-78 (Ross Taylor - 20.3 ov), 4-148 (Will Young - 42.1 ov), 5-203 (BJ Watling - 57.4 ov), 6-286 (Daryl Mitchell - 80.6 ov)

 

Teams

New Zealand - Tom Latham(c), Tom Blundell, Will Young, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling(wk), Daryl Mitchell, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, Trent Boult

West Indies - Kraigg Brathwaite, John Campbell, Darren Bravo, Jermaine Blackwood, Shamarh Brooks, Roston Chase, Jason Holder(c), Joshua Da Silva(wk), Alzarri Joseph, Chemar Holder, Shannon Gabriel

 

Match Details

 

Start Time: 22:00

Toss: West Indies won the toss and decided to field

Venue: Basin Reserve, Wellington

Officials: Christopher Brown, Christopher Gaffaney, Wayne Knights, Shaun Haig, Jeffrey Crowe

 

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