3rd Test: New Zealand 35/3 after big first innings lead of 239 over England

New Zealand started shakily in their second innings after amassing a massive lead of 239 runs. Hamish Rutherford was removed for a duck by Stuart Broad caught by Ian Bell while James Anderson clean bowled first innings hero Kane Williamson for 1 as the home side slumped early on.

updated: March 24, 2013 11:29 IST
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Auckland: New Zealand imploded at the start of their second innings as they set out to build on a daunting 239-run first innings lead on the third day of the final Test against England on Sunday.

At stumps at Eden Park in the series-deciding final Test, New Zealand were three for 35, leading by 274 after dismissing England for 204.

Opener Peter Fulton, who scored his maiden Test century in the first innings, was unbeaten on 14 which included three boundaries, with Dean Brownlie on 13.

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