3rd Test: Ton-up Denesh Ramdin, Shivnarine Chanderpaul rescue West Indies vs New Zealand

Denesh Ramdin was dismissed just before the close for 107. West Indies were 289/6 at stumps with Chanderpaul not out on 94 and Darren Sammy on zero.

updated: December 19, 2013 13:01 IST
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Hamilton: Denesh RamdinA gutsy 200-run partnership between Denesh Ramdin and Shivnarine Chanderpaul rescued the West Indies from a perilous position on Thursday as the tourists battled to 289 for six on the first day of the third Test against New Zealand. (Scorecard)

Ramdin was dismissed just before the close for 107 to end a sixth-wicket stand that lifted the score to respectability after another Calypso collapse had seen the team slump to 86-5 soon after lunch.

Chanderpaul was not out 94 at the close, with Darren Sammy yet to score as the West Indies fight to win the Test in a bid to level the three-match series.

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