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Anderson ton puts New Zealand in charge in Dhaka

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A maiden Test century from young all-rounder Corey Anderson put New Zealand in control of the second Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka Wednesday despite a five-wicket haul for Shakib al-Hassan. 

New Zealand's Corey Anderson (R) and Kane Williamson run between the wickets during the third day of the second Bangladesh Test in Dhaka on October 23, 2013

Anderson, playing only his second Test, put on 140 runs with Kane Williamson for the fifth wicket to help New Zealand recover from 127-4 to reach 318-7 at tea, a lead of 36 over the hosts.

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