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Jamieson, Conway put New Zealand in charge of WTC final
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Jamieson, Conway put New Zealand in charge of WTC final

Kyle Jamieson wrecked India with the ball and opener Devon Conway compiled a half-century to put New Zealand in a commanding position in the final of the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) on Sunday. Jamieson claimed 5-31, his fifth five-wicket haul in his eighth test, to help bowl out India for a below-par 217. New Zealand reached 101-2, 116 runs behind, when bad light forced early stumps at the Ageas Bowl. New Zealand captain Kane Williamson, batting on 12, and Ross Taylor, who was yet to score, will return on Monday looking to push for a significant first-innings lead. Earlier, resuming on 146-3, India fell short of the 250-mark believed would be a par total at this ground. Jamieson, often using his 6'8" frame to generate extra bounce, picked up the prize wickets of...