On a day when he paired with Tim Southee to ensure New Zealand's domination, Trent Boult said better pitches would help solve the problem of making Test cricket appealing
The Tim and Trent adventures included one key partnership, four wickets and two spectacular catches, which left West Indies trailing by 158 runs at stumps
Miguel Cummins' hostile spell yielded two wickets and put some pep in the West Indies bowling effort, but New Zealand ploughed ahead through an unbeaten Ross Taylor fifty
With New Zealand having won the first Test by a big margin, and with Tim Southee set to return, West Indies are up against it to level the series
Half-centuries from Jeet Raval and Colin de Grandhomme put New Zealand in a comfortable position at 286 for 7, but West Indies broke through to the tail late in the day to boost their chances
Fast bowler Rayad Emrit also earned a maiden call-up to a full-strength T20 squad that also included Kieron Pollard and Sunil Narine
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Southee had missed the first Test due to the birth of his child and was replaced by George Worker in the squad
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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