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That's all we have from this Test match. Didn't know the Test match will finish today when we started but it was one splendid show by New Zealand. We look forward to your company for the third Test match starting on 19th December at 0300 IST. Until next time, on behalf of our hardworking scoring and commentary team, I bid you farewell. You can now hop over to the concerned tab to catch all the action of the Perth Test. Good bye and cheers!!!

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Trent Boult is the unanimous choice for the Man of the Match award. He says that it's a great day for him. Adds that it was a decent wicket and he enjoyed bowling under the overcast conditions.

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Brendon McCullum is extremely pleased with the hard work put in by his boys. Praises Taylor and Boult for their outstanding contribution. Adds that it's a really psychological win for them and the performance in the last two matches has been superb. He is happy with the catching and says that they work really hard on their fielding.

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Darren Sammy credits New Zealand for bowling superbly and says that they need to learn from the opposition. Also adds that catches win matches and they didn't hold on to crucial chances. Further says that they neither batted well nor bowled well. He is hopeful for a strong comeback in the final Test match.

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It was a hapless batting show by West Indies. More than anything, their technique got exposed by the might of Boult and company. There was something in the wicket for the bowlers but it wasn't that much that a side can lose 16 wickets in a day. They have a lot of soul searching to do before the next Test match.

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Outstanding performance by the Kiwis! They left behind the heart breaking draw in the first Test match and brought their 'A' game once again. The batting powered by an excellent century by Ross Taylor posted a big total on the board and their bowling led by Trent Boult was simply brilliant. The young lad ripped through the West Indian batting line-up and gained his maiden Test 10-fer.

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Finally, New Zealand have registered a Test win in 2013 and the celebration in the middle says it all. Brendon McCullum is super excited and is congratulating his teammates. This is his first win as Test captain of New Zealand! He must be a relieved man now.

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Trent Boult to Shannon Gabriel

OUT! New Zealand win by an innings and 73 runs! Boult spears in a full delivery in the line of the stumps, Gabriel is very late in bringing his bat down and the stumps are shattered. The Kiwi players are all smiles and are hugging each other!

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Trent Boult to Shannon Gabriel

Pitched outside leg, Gabriel fails to defend it from the crease and is hit on the back leg. They appeal but to no avail.

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Shannon Gabriel is the last batsman out in the middle.

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Trent Boult to Tino Best

OUT! Soft dismissal! Boult bends his back and delivers a short ball around off, Best feels for it and edges it straight into the hands of Fulton at second slip. End of a short but entertaining knock by Best!

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Third man is in place now. Brendon McCullum trying to read what's going on inside Best's head.

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Trent Boult to Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Angles in a length delivery on middle and off, Chanderpaul walks across the stumps and nudges it through square leg for one.

54.1
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Trent Boult to Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Good length delivery outside off, Chanderpaul taps it down to point.

53.6
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Neil Wagner to Tino Best

Length delivery closer to the off stump line, Best tees off for a massive heave across the line but fails to do the basic thing right, which is to make connection.

53.5
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Neil Wagner to Tino Best

Bowls it from wide of the crease and delivers it wide outside off as well. Best has an easy leave.

53.4
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Neil Wagner to Tino Best

Back of a length ball on off, straightening a bit, Best pushes at it and misses.

53.3
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Neil Wagner to Tino Best

Bangs in a short ball, on off, Best ducks.

53.2
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Neil Wagner to Tino Best

Good length delivery outside off, Best shoulders his arms.

53.1
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Neil Wagner to Tino Best

Pacey delivery, back of a length around off, Best pushes inside the line and misses. Wagner gives him a strong stare while the chirping part was done by Best. Doesn't matter it's bat or ball in his hands, Best is always pumped up!

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