1st Test Day 1, NZ vs WI: as it happened
Posted on: 02:35 AM IST Dec 03, 2013
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West Indies have won the toss and opted to field against New Zealand in the first Test at Dunedin.
New Zealand's Test series against West Indies could define captain Brendon McCullum's future with the aggressive batsman battling a chronic back injury and reports suggesting he is contemplating retirement. The 32-year-old McCullum returned home early from the tour of Bangladesh to receive treatment on his back, which has bothered him for more than two years.
West Indies (Playing XI): Kieran Powell, Kirk Edwards, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Narsingh Deonarine, Denesh Ramdin(w), Darren Sammy(c), Shane Shillingford, Tino Best, Shannon Gabriel
New Zealand (Playing XI): Hamish Rutherford, Peter Fulton, Aaron Redmond, Ross Taylor, Brendon McCullum(c), Corey Anderson, BJ Watling(w), Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult