Skipper Brendon McCullum paves the way for big total with 2nd double ton against India

Brendon McCullum steered the Kiwis to past the 400-run mark and brought up his double ton on Day 2 of the 1st Test in Auckland.

updated: February 07, 2014 13:33 IST
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New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum continued from where he left off on Day 1 to score a double ton -- his second against India. (Scorecard | Highlights | Final report | Pics)

McCullum became the central force for the Kiwis after they were reeling at 30/3 early on Thursday. He added 221 runs with Kane Williamson (113) for the fourth wicket and followed it up with a 133-run stand with Corey Anderson (77) for the fifth to frustrate the Indian bowlers and lay the platform for a mammoth first innings total.

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