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Cricket: New Zealand v India scoreboard

Scoreboard at stumps on the final day of the second Test between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve in Wellington on Tuesday: New Zealand 1st innings 192 (K. Williamson 47; I. Sharma 6-51, Shami 4-70) India 1st innings 438 (A. Rahane 118, S. Dhawan 98, M. Dhoni 68; Southee 3-93, Boult 3-99, Wagner 3-106) New Zealand 2nd innings (overnight 571-6) P. Fulton lbw Khan 1 H. Rutherford c Dhoni b Khan 35 K. Williamson c Dhoni b Khan 7 T. Latham c Dhoni b Shami 29 B. McCullum c Dhoni b Khan 302

Cricket: McCullum 300 sees New Zealand take India series

An epic triple century by Brendon McCullum in a record-laden innings took New Zealand from the brink of a Test defeat to a remarkable series win over India on Tuesday. The second Test petered out to a draw with India on 166-3 in their second innings after being set a near impossible target of 435 in 67 overs. Shikhar Dhawan (two), Murali Vijay (seven) and Cheteshwar Pujara (17) fell quickly after lunch giving New Zealand faint hope they could press for victory.

Cricket: Dhoni calls for better India batting

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni put the blame on his batsmen and their lack of consistency as they wrapped up their tours of South Africa and New Zealand without a win on Tuesday. "Our bowling performance was really good. Still we can improve our batting," he said as India turned a match-winning situation into a draw in the second Test against New Zealand in Wellington. It gave New Zealand the two-Test series 1-0. South Africa also beat India 1-0 in December.

Cricket: McCullum triple ton bats New Zealand to safety

Brendon McCullum became the first New Zealander to score a Test triple century Tuesday as he led his side to a seemingly unbeatable position against India in the second Test. At lunch on the final day India were 10 without loss, chasing a near impossible 435 in the two remaining sessions to pull off an unlikely win. McCullum received a standing ovation when he cut Zaheer Khan to the boundary to become only the 24th player to reach 300 in a Test innings, eclipsing the previous New Zealand best of 299 by Martin Crowe set 23 years ago.

Cricket: McCullum triple ton bats New Zealand to safety

Brendon McCullum became the first New Zealander to score a Test triple century Tuesday as he led his side to a seemingly unbeatable position against India in the second Test. At lunch on the final day India were 10 without loss, chasing a near impossible 435 in the two remaining sessions to pull off an unlikely win. McCullum received a standing ovation when he cut Zaheer Khan to the boundary to become only the 24th player to reach 300 in a Test innings, eclipsing the previous New Zealand best of 299 by Martin Crowe set 23 years ago.

Cricket: New Zealand declare at 680-8

New Zealand declared their second innings at 680-8 at the Basin Reserve on the fifth day of the second Test in Wellington on Tuesday. India require 435 to win with only two sessions remaining and have 10 minutes to bat before the lunch break. For New Zealand, Brendon McCullum made 302 and Jimmy Neesham was not out 137. Zaheer Khan took 5-170 for India. New Zealand lead the series 1-0. cf/bp/pj

Cricket: New Zealand 571-6, lead India by 325

New Zealand were 571-6, leading India by 325 at stumps on the fourth day of the second Test in Wellington on Monday. Brendon McCullum was not out 281 with Jimmy Neesham on 67. BJ Watling made 124. For India, Zaheer Khan has 3-129 and Mohammed Shami 2-136. New Zealand lead the two-Test series 1-0. cf/ajc/pj

Cricket: New Zealand v India scoreboard

Scoreboard at stumps on day four of the second Test between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve in Wellington on Monday: New Zealand 1st innings 192 (K. Williamson 47; I. Sharma 6-51, Shami 4-70) India 1st innings 438 (A. Rahane 118, S. Dhawan 98, M. Dhoni 68; Southee 3-93, Boult 3-99, Wagner 3-106) New Zealand 2nd innings (overnight 252-5) P. Fulton lbw Khan 1 H. Rutherford c Dhoni b Khan 35 K. Williamson c Dhoni b Khan 7 T. Latham c Dhoni b Shami 29

Cricket: Defiant McCullum, Watling keep New Zealand alive

A dogged 158-run stand by century-maker Brendon McCullum and BJ Watling kept New Zealand alive in the second Test against India on Sunday, although the odds continue to favour the tourists. After New Zealand looked on the ropes at 94-5, McCullum and Watling ensured India will have to bat again as they wiped out the 246-run first innings deficit to reach 252-5 at stumps on the third day. McCullum, who brought up his ninth Test century with a powerful six off Ishant Sharma, was on 114 with Watling on 52.

Cricket: Defiant McCullum, Watling keep New Zealand alive

A dogged 158-run stand by century-maker Brendon McCullum and B.J. Watling kept New Zealand alive in the second Test against India on Sunday, although the odds still favour the tourists. After New Zealand looked on the ropes at 94-5, McCullum and Watling ensured India will have to bat again as they wiped out the 246-run first innings deficit to reach 252-5 at stumps on the third day. McCullum, who brought up his ninth Test century with a powerful six off Ishant Sharma, was on 114 with Watling on 52.
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