New Zealand vs England 1st Test Day 4: Watling, Santner leave England in dire straits

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BJ Watling soaks in the moment upon bringing up his maiden double century in Test cricket

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New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman BJ Watling scored a career-best 205, while all-rounder Mitchell Santner struck 126 and took three quick wickets to leave England reeling on the fourth day in Mount Maunganui.

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Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 2nd Test Day 4: De Grandhomme, Watling set up tense final day

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Colin de Grandhomme hammered five boundaries and five sixes during his unbeaten knock of 83

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Colin de Grandhomme and BJ Watling scored an unbeaten 83 and 81 not out respectively to give New Zealand a 138-run lead over Sri Lanka on the fourth day in Colombo.

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Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 1st Test Day 3: Watling fights but Embuldeniya puts Sri Lanka on top

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Lasith Embuldeniya finished with figures of 4-71 off 29 overs

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Lasith Embuldeniya took four wickets to give Sri Lanka the upper hand on the third day in Galle, even though New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman BJ Watling scored an unbeaten 63.

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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test Day 1: Southee rescues New Zealand with all-round performance

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Tim Southee carved through Sri Lanka’s top order with a three-wicket haul after scoring a quickfire 68

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New Zealand seamer Tim Southee smashed a 65-ball 68 and followed it up with three wickets to help his side fight back against Sri Lanka on the opening day of the Boxing Day Test in Christchurch.

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New Zealand vs England 2nd Test Day 2: Broad’s four-for swings things in England’s favour

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Stuart Broad ended the day with figures of 4-38 off 16 overs

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England pace bowler Stuart Broad carved through New Zealand’s batting line-up with a superb four-wicket haul to help put his side in an advantageous position on the second day of the second Test in Christchurch.

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