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
Tom Latham scored his third Test century, as New Zealand inflated their lead. Photo: AP
Rod Latham, father of Tom Latham and a former Test player, claps at his son's century. Photo: AP
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
After Karunaratne and debutant Udaya Jayasundera were dismissed, Chandimal joined Mendis and stuck till close of play. Photo: AP
Neil Wagner dismissed No. 3 Udaya Jayasundera for 3. Photo: AP
Tim Southee took two of the three Sri Lanka wickets to fall. Photo: AP
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