NZ vs SL, 1st Test: Day Four in pictures

Tom Latham scored his third Test century to help New Zealand pile up a sizeable lead. Chasing 405 for a win, Sri Lanka were pegged back with the loss of three wickets before rain and hailstorm forced early close of play.

Kane Williamson scored his second half-century in the match, after New Zealand resumed their second innings on 171 for 1 on the fourth day. Photo: AP
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Tom Latham scored his third Test century, as New Zealand inflated their lead. Photo: AP
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Rod Latham, father of Tom Latham and a former Test player, claps at his son's century. Photo: AP
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Having secured a lead of 404 runs, New Zealand declared. Kusal Mendis (in picture) and his opening partner Dimuth Karunaratne began slowly for Sri Lanka. Photo: AP
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After Karunaratne and debutant Udaya Jayasundera were dismissed, Chandimal joined Mendis and stuck till close of play. Photo: AP
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Neil Wagner dismissed No. 3 Udaya Jayasundera for 3. Photo: AP
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Tim Southee took two of the three Sri Lanka wickets to fall. Photo: AP
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Rain was intermittent at the University Oval in Dunedin for much of the day. Rain was followed by hailstorm to have play ended before scheduled close of play. Photo: AP
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