Windies on the brink

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Updated: August 5, 2012

West Indies had victory tantalisingly in sight at the close on Saturday on the third day of the second test as they stood 71 runs short of victory with six wickets remaining against New Zealand.

With bowler Narsingh Deonarine on a hot streak, the hosts bowled out the Black Caps for just 154 – leaving the West Indies requiring only 206 and by the close in Kingston, Jamaica, they had made 134 for four as they looked to seal a 2-0 series win.

West Indies 209 and 135 for 4 (Samuels 52, Chanderpaul 20*) need a further 71 runs to beat New Zealand 260 and 154 (Brownlie 35, Deonarine 4-37, Narine 3-19)