McCullum gone for good as Australia scent victory in N.Zealand Test

David Warner (L) of Australia shakes hands with New Zealand's captain Brendon McCullum after he was dismissed in his final Test, at Hagley Park in Christchurch, on February 22, 2016Brendon McCullum drew the curtain on his illustrious batting career as a typically pugnacious but short-lived innings on Monday was unable to loosen Australia’s firm grip on the second Test in Christchurch. On an emotional day when players and fans marked the fifth anniversary of the devastating Christchurch earthquake, the captain’s departure in his 101st and final Test left New Zealand staring down the barrel. At the end of the third day New Zealand were 121-4, needing a further 14 to make Australia bat again, but refusing to concede.

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