NZ vs SL, 1st Test, Dunedin: Day One in pictures

Martin Guptill scored 156, and the middle-order provided a solid contribution to have New Zealand finish the first day on strong terms. They were 409 for 8 at stumps on Day One.

New Zealand began their innings with a 56-run partnership for the first wicket, before Tom Latham got out for 22. Photo: AP
Martin Guptill, the other opener, settled into a fruitful partnership with No. 3 Kane Williamson. He scored 156. Photo: AP
The two added 173 in 38.5 overs. Photo: AP
Williamson added another bulky knock of 88 to his productive year. Photo: AP
Nuwan Pradeep, the fast bowler, broke the partnership, inducing an uncontrolled stroke off Williamson for a catch to slip. Photo: AP
Brendon McCullum smashed 13 fours and a six in his 57-ball 75. Photo: AP
Dushmanth Chameera took a couple of late wickets so Sri Lanka could get into New Zealand's tail. Photo: AP
Suranga Lakmal, who had taken the first wicket of Latham, took the eighth wicket, that of Tim Southee. New Zealand finished eight down for 409. Photo: AP