Kemar Roach wrecked the middle order of New Zealand as West Indies won the 1st Test

Kemar Roach - The wrecker in chief of New Zealand batting in the second innings

Kemar Roach ripped through the formidable batting line up of New Zealand in the 2nd innings and enabled West Indies with a comfortable victory in the 1st Test.

New Zealand’s top order fights well for survival – first Test vs. West Indies

Martin Guptill and Brendon McCullum - Match saving fifties by the duo

Brendon McCullum and Martin Guptill gave a positive reply after New Zealand conceded a 171 runs first innings lead as West Indies piled up a mammoth score.

South Africa crippled New Zealand for 185 – Second Test

Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn - destructed New Zealand in first innings

The batting of New Zealand crumbled against the quality bowling of South Africa led by Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn which let them down for 185 in the first innings.

New Zealand faces an uphill task of chasing 401 runs to win the first Test

Brendon McCullum and Ross Taylor - the duo will decide the fate of the match

New Zealand was fighting hard for survival in the first Test against South Africa and needed another 264 to clinch the match with two wickets down.

South Africa in command after tons from Graeme Smith and Jacques Kallis against New Zealand – first Test

Graeme Smith and Jacques Kallis - tons in the first Test

South Africa was at the driving seat on the closure of the third day in the first Test against New Zealand while leading by 233 with seven wickets in hand.