1st Test, NZ vs Windies: Darren Bravo slams maiden double ton
A maiden double-century by Darren Bravo stalled New Zealand's victory drive on Friday as the West Indies ended Day four of the first Test in Dunedin at 443-6, a lead of 47.
A maiden double-century by Darren Bravo stalled New Zealand's victory drive Friday as the West Indies ended day four of the first Test in Dunedin at 443-6, a lead of 47. (All AFP images)
After an early morning collapse in which the West Indies slumped to 185-4, the defiant Bravo restored order with a controlled performance to pass the 100 mark for the fifth time in his career and be not out 210 at stumps.
The 24-year-old left-hander added 122 with Narsingh Deonarine (in pic) for the fifth wicket and 56 with Ramesh Ramdin for the sixth. Deonarine scored 52.
By the the close of the fourth day he was sharing an unbroken 80-run stand with captain Darren Sammy (in pic) on 44 and ensured New Zealand would have to bat again.
For New Zealand, leg spinner Ish Sodhi has two wickets while Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Neil Wagner and Corey Anderson have one each.