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1st Test: De Grandhomm guides New Zealand to 313-run lead

by Sahir Usman Dec 02, 2017 • 14:16 PM

Dec.2 (CRICKETNMORE) - New Zealand batsman Colin de Grandhomm struck his maiden century, to guide the hosts to a first innings score of 447 for 9 at stumps on Day 2 at the Basin Reserve, on Saturday. New Zealand are now leading by 313 runs.

Resuming at yesterday's score of 85 for two, de Grandhomme smashed the ninth-fastest Test century of all time, hammering 105 off just 74 balls, including 11 boundaries and three sixes, to turn the screws on the West Indies.

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Brief Scores (Day 2, Stumps)

West Indies 134 (Kieran Powell 42; Trent Boult 2-36, Neil Wagner 7-39)

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New Zealand 447/9 (Tom Latham 27, Jeet Raval 42, Ross Taylor 93, Henry Nicholls 67, Colin de Grandhomme 105, Tom Blundell 57*; Kemar Roach 3-73, Miguel Cummins 2-74)

Full Scorecard


Sahir

(Image - New Zealand Cricket Twitter)