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Guptill puts New Zealand in control
New Zealand declared their second innings at 258/5, leading Bangladesh by 403 runs on the fourth day of the one-off Test.

Kiwis declared their innings moments after Martin Guptill completed his half-century and took his side's lead past 400 runs.
New Zealand had built an overall lead of 373 runs with five second-innings wickets in hand at tea in Hamilton.

Opener Tim McIntosh fell 11 runs short of a second Test hundred while Ross Taylor departed just after posting his fifty, but first-innings centurion Martin Guptill was 49 not out as the Black Caps reached 228 for five.

The New Zealanders, resuming their second innings on nine for one this morning and with a first-innings lead of 145, lost only one wicket in the first session - Peter Ingram run out by Imrul Kayes when attempting a quick single on 13.

McIntosh's opening partner BJ Watling had perished last night, run out for one by Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan.

The teams took lunch with the hosts 116 for two, with opener McIntosh on 49 and Taylor 45.

Taylor completed his half-century early in the afternoon session but was caught at square leg by Kayes off the bowling of Mahmudullah for 51 shortly afterwards.

McIntosh then became the third run-out victim of the hosts' top order. He attempted a quick single on 89 but was sent back to the pavilion after good work from Rubel Hossain.

New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori contributed 13 before clipping a Mahmudullah delivery to Mohammad Ashraful at mid-on.

That brought Brendon McCullum out to join Guptill in the middle shortly before tea.

The tourists on Wednesday looked to be on the ropes in their response to New Zealand's first-innings effort of 553 for seven declared, but a maiden Test hundred by Mahmudullah and 87 from Shakib helped them recover to 408 all out.
 
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