New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 2: New Zealand still on top despite Karunaratne, Chandimal half-centuries

Karunaratne hit seven boundaries during his knock of 84

Karunaratne hit seven boundaries during his knock of 84

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New Zealand retained the upper hand on the second day of the first Test in Dunedin even though Sri Lanka opening batsman Dimuth Karunaratne scored 84 and wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Chandimal made 83 not out.

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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 1: Guptill’s 156 gives New Zealand upper hand

Guptill celebrates after scoring his third Test century

Guptill celebrates after scoring his third Test century

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New Zealand opening batsman Martin Guptill has been under heavy criticism as of late, but he silenced his critics with a superb 156 to put his side in a commanding position against Sri Lanka on the first day of the first Test in Dunedin.

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