Best performances - Batsmen
Player Of The Match
Hours of play (local time)
WEST INDIES 134(45.4 OVERS)1ST INNINGS NEW ZEALAND 520/9d(148.4 OVERS)1ST INNINGS
Scorer: Thilak Ram | Commentator: Nikhil Kalro
Despite the twin collapses in Wellington, the West Indies captain backed his batsmen to bounce back in the second Test in Hamilton
On a track that wasn't offering as much assistance as expected, the New Zealand captain praised his bowlers' strategy to break West Indies' second-innings resistance
West Indies' resistance came undone on the fourth day as they lost eight wickets in under one-and-a-half sessions to lose by an innings
West Indies put in a spirited second-innings batting display to give themselves a chance at salvaging something from the Wellington Test, ending the third day 172 runs behind
Colin de Grandhomme also blasted the second fastest Test century by a New Zealand batsman, with all of his runs coming in the third session in Wellington
The Head-to-head record between NZ and WI after this Test. This is the first time NZ have moved ahead of WI in terms of wins in their bilateral history.
Neil Wagner's strike rate in his figures of 7 for 39, is the second-best in 17 seven-wkt hauls by NZ bowlers in Tests. Only better is Hadlee's 7/23 in 8.3 overs v India in Wellington in 1976.
Runs added by West Indies for their 3rd to 7th wickets in this inns - the third least they have added for these wickets in any Test inns overall and their least in the last 30 years.