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Defiant McCullum, Watling keep New Zealand alive

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A dogged 158-run stand by century-maker Brendon McCullum and B.J. Watling kept New Zealand alive in the second Test against India on Sunday, although the odds still favour the tourists.  

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum during day three of the second International Test match against India in Wellington at on February 16, 2014

After New Zealand looked on the ropes at 94-5, McCullum and Watling ensured India will have to bat again as they wiped out the 246-run first innings deficit to reach 252-5 at stumps on the third day.

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