Nick Compton thrilled to get first Test century

He was dismissed for a duck in the first innings in Dunedin and came out to bat in the second with England 293 behind after New Zealand scored 460-9 declared in reply to England's 167.

updated: March 10, 2013 00:32 IST
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Nick Compton scored an unbeaten 102, sharing an opening stand of 231 with Alastair Cook, as England fought back to within 59 runs of New Zealand in Dunedin.

"After getting nought in the first innings I had to pull something out of the bag," the Somerset player said.

"I never thought I would be standing here with a hundred to my name. It's the biggest relief of my life."

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