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Bairstow guides England to finish day one of 2nd Test on 290/8

by Sahir Usman Mar 30, 2018 • 11:14 AM

March 30 (CRICKETNMORE) - An important eighth-wicket partnership of 95 runs between Jonny Bairstow and Mark Wood has denied the Black Caps a firm grip on the second test match against England at Christchurch on Friday.

The tourists were 164-7 shortly after tea to finish day one on 290-8. Bairstow will resume on 97 on Saturday morning. The other important contribution came fromMark Wood who scored 52.

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For the home side, Tim Southee (5-60) and Trent Boult (3-79) shine with the ball.

Earlier, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson New Zealand won the toss & elected to field first.

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