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New Zealand trail by 14 runs at the end of the third day of the Game 2 at Hagley Oval, New Zealand.

 In the first innings we saw NZ post a handsome target of 370. Skipper Brendon McCullum creates history with the fastest test century in 54 balls.

 Aussies dictated the first innings with their brilliant all round performance, but somehow restricted to 505 after a brilliant six wicket haul by Neil Wagner.

 NZ's left-arm Neil Wagner takes his careers best figure of 6-106 in 32.1 overs.

 Smith and Burns dominated the Kiwi bowlers with their mammoth partnership of 289 runs.

 New Zealand has to bounce back tomorrow more effectively as they have already down with four wickets.

 James Pattinson took three crucial wickets in quick session and on the other hand Josh Hazlewood took the important wicket of Skipper Brendan McCullum who was looking good with the bat.

 Corey Anderson and Kane Williamson has a job to do and they will have to bat long to set a formidable target for the Aussies.

 With only 2 days remaining and six wickets in hand New Zealand has to fight back to win the second test.