New Zealand v England: Nick Compton & Alastair Cook rally

Nick Compton scored his first Test century and Alastair Cook his 24th as England fought back brilliantly in the opening Test against New Zealand.

Faced with a first-innings deficit of 293, their opening stand of 231 led the tourists to 234-1 – trailing by 59 – at the close of day four in Dunedin.

Captain Cook fell for 116 late on but Compton’s unbeaten 102 leaves England well-placed to save the game.

Earlier, Brendon McCullum’s rapid 74 helped New Zealand declare on 460-9. Read more
Courtesy : www.bbc.co.uk

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