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Cricket: Chanderpaul passes Border on run-scorers list

Veteran West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul was hailed "a legend" Friday after overtaking Australian Allan Border as the sixth highest all-time run scorer in Test cricket. His 122 not out in the third Test against New Zealand was also his 29th century and his 17th unbeaten, putting him one ahead of Indian great Sachin Tendulkar as the batsman with the most unbeaten Test hundreds. Chanderpaul now has 11,199 runs from his 153 Tests.

Cricket: Chanderpaul passes Border on run-scorers list

Veteran West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul on Friday overtook Australian Allan Border as the sixth highest all-time run scorer in Test cricket. Chanderpaul moved to 11,175 runs from his 153 Tests when he reached 98 not out on the second day of the third Test against New Zealand, with the West Indies on 296-6. Border scored 11,174 runs from 156 Tests before he retired in March 1994, the same month the 39-year-old Chanderpaul made his debut.

Cricket: West Indies 289-6 at stumps

The West Indies were 289-6 at stumps on day one of the third Test against New Zealand at Seddon Park in Hamilton. Denesh Ramdin made 107 and Shivnarine Chanderpaul was not out 94. Corey Anderson was the pick of the New Zealand bowlers, with three for 25 off 14 overs. cf/mp/jw

Cricket: West Indies 142-5 at tea

The West Indies were 142-5 at tea on the first day of the third Test against New Zealand at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Thursday. Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Denesh Ramdin were both not out 30. Corey Anderson, with two wickets for seven runs, and Tim Southee, with 2-31, were the best of the New Zealand bowlers. cf/mp/jw

Cricket: West Indies 135-5 at tea

The West Indies were 135-5 at tea on Friday, the third day of the second Test, requiring a further 113 to make New Zealand bat again Shivnarine Chanderpaul was not out 18 with Denesh Ramdin on 15. For New Zealand, Tim Southee has three for 24. cf/bp/mtp

Cricket: New Zealand thrash West Indies by innings and 73 runs

New Zealand thrashed the hapless West Indies by an innings and 73 runs in the second Test which ended on the third day in Wellington Friday. The home team made 441 in their first innings and removed the West Indies for 193 and 175. Trent Boult was the chief destroyer for New Zealand, taking career best figures of 6-40 in the West Indies first innings and 4-40 in the second. After being forced to follow on, the West Indies made a solid start to their second innings, reaching 75 for one before falling apart.

Cricket: New Zealand take command against West Indies

New Zealand claimed the upper hand in the second Test on Thursday with the West Indies on 158-4 and key batsmen Darren Bravo and Shivnarine Chanderpaul back in the pavilion. At the end of the rain-abbreviated second day, in which only 63.1 of the scheduled 90 overs were bowled, the West Indies trailed New Zealand's first innings of 441 by 283. Only Kirk Edwards and Marlon Samuels provided any stern resistance with well compiled half centuries. Samuels was not out 50 and Narsingh Deonarine was on 11.

Cricket: New Zealand v West Indies scoreboard

Scoreboard at stumps on the fourth day of the first Test between New Zealand and West Indies at University Oval in Dunedin on Friday: New Zealand 1st innings 609-9 dec (R. Taylor 217 n.o., B. McCullum 113, H. Rutherford 62, P. Fulton 61; T. Best 3-148) West Indies 1st innings 213 (S. Chanderpaul 76; T. Southee 4-52, T. Boult 3-40) West Indies 2nd innings (overnight 168-2) K. Edwards lbw b Sodhi 59 K. Powell c Southee b Boult 14 D. Bravo not out 210 M. Samuels c & b Southee 23 S. Chanderpaul lbw Wagner 1

Wagner captures Chanderpaul as NZ push for victory

(Reuters) - Neil Wagner took the key wicket of Shivnarine Chanderpaul after getting some reverse swing with the old ball to help push New Zealand to within sight of victory in the first test against West Indies on Friday. Left-arm seamer Wagner trapped Chanderpaul leg before for one midway through the morning session as the hosts reduced West Indies to 235 for four at lunch on the fourth day at University Oval.

Cricket: New Zealand v West Indies scoreboard

Scoreboard at lunch on the fourth day of the first Test between New Zealand and West Indies at University Oval in Dunedin on Friday: New Zealand 1st innings 609-9 dec (R. Taylor 217 n.o., B. McCullum 113, H. Rutherford 62, P. Fulton 61; T. Best 3-148) West Indies 1st innings 213 (S. Chanderpaul 76; T. Southee 4-52, T. Boult 3-40) West Indies 2nd innings (overnight 168-2) K. Edwards lbw b Sodhi 59 K. Powell c Southee b Boult 14 D. Bravo not out 104 M. Samuels c & b Southee 23 S. Chanderpaul lbw Wagner 1
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