Tim Southee, Trent Boult dominate as West Indies stutter in reply

Updated: Dec 11, 2017, 09:45 IST | AFP

New Zealand enjoyed a "fun" day out as Tim Southee and Trent Boult ensured they seized command on a rain-affected Day Two of the second Test against the West Indies in Hamilton yesterday

New Zealand enjoyed a "fun" day out as Tim Southee and Trent Boult ensured they seized command on a rain-affected Day Two of the second Test against the West Indies in Hamilton yesterday. Southee and Boult starred with bat and ball as the West Indies were left struggling 158 runs behind on the first innings with only two wickets remaining.

Tim Southee of New Zealand bowls during day two of the second Test cricket match between New Zealand and the West Indies at Seddon Park in Hamilton on December 10, 2017. Pic/ AFP
Tim Southee of New Zealand bowls during day two of the second Test cricket match between New Zealand and the West Indies at Seddon Park in Hamilton on December 10, 2017. Pic/ AFP

The tail-end batsmen boosted New Zealand to 373 in their first innings with a 61-run last wicket stand. The new ball pair then bagged four wickets between them on a benign pitch as the West Indies plummeted to 215 for eight at stumps. Southee has two for 34 and Boult two for 67. New Zealand added 87 runs at the start of the day.

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