New Zealand 64 for two at lunch on second day of third Test

April 4th, 2009 - 8:21 am ICT by IANS  

Ross Taylor Wellington, April 4 (IANS) New Zealand were 64 for two wickets at lunch in reply to India’s first-innings score of 379 on the second day of the third cricket Test here at the Basin Reserve Saturday.
At the break, Tim McIntosh was batting on 24 and Ross Taylor 17.

Zaheer Khan claimed both the wickets to fall as Martin Guptill played on and then Daniel Flynn caught behind by Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

India, resuming at 375 for nine, added four more runs before Ishant Sharma was out caught behind off Chris Martin for 18, leaving Munaf Patel not out 15. Martin finished with four for 98.

Brief scores: India 379 (Virender Sehwag 48, Rahul Dravid 35, Sachin Tendulkar 62, Mahendra Singh Dhoni 52, Harbhajan Singh 60, Zaheer Khan 33, Chris Martin 4 got 98, Tim Southee 2 for 94, Iain O’Brien 2 for 89) New Zealand 64 for 2 (Zaheer Khan 2 for 18).

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