No Doug Bracewell as New Zealand unchanged for 2nd England Test

Spinner Bruce Martin and opening batsman Hamish Rutherford both made their Test debuts in Dunedin, with Rutherford hitting 171 in his first innings, the seventh highest debut in Test history, and Martin taking five wickets.

updated: March 11, 2013 09:05 IST
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Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand named an unchanged squad Monday for the second Test against England, with coach Mike Hesson saying he wanted to reward a fine performance in the drawn first Test in Dunedin.

Seamer Doug Bracewell failed to reclaim his spot in the 13-man squad after missing the first Test when he cut his foot while cleaning up after a house party.

Hesson said he hoped to maintain momentum for the Test beginning in Wellington on Thursday after New Zealand dominated the early stages of the rain-affected opening fixture but ran out of time as they pushed for victory.

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