1st Test: De Grandhomm guides New Zealand to 313-run lead
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.
Brief Scores (Day 2, Stumps)
West Indies 134 (Kieran Powell 42; Trent Boult 2-36, Neil Wagner 7-39)
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)
(Image - New Zealand Cricket Twitter)