Brendon McCullum led from the front with a brilliant fifty whereas Luke Ronchi assisted him well and Nathan McCullum scratched the batting of the Caribbeans.
The left arm pacer of New Zealand, Trent Boult, achieved his career’s best bowling figures of 10-80 vs. West Indies who faced an innings defeat in the 2nd Test.
The Black Caps tightened their grip against the Windies after posting a mammoth 1st innings score followed by grasping four top order wickets in the 2nd Test.
The star middle order batsman of New Zealand, Ross Taylor, continued with his blistering form and plundered another ton in the second Test against West Indies.
A classic maiden double hundred from the top order batsman of West Indies averted the danger of innings defeat for his team in the opening Test vs. New Zealand.
The dismal batting performance from the West Indian batsmen continued in New Zealand as well when they were forced to follow on in the first Test.
A maiden double century from the supreme batsman of New Zealand, Ross Taylor, put his team on top while West Indies lost two quick wickets in their 1st innings.
Ross Taylor and his skipper, Brendon McCullum, blasted tons in the first innings of the 1st Test and put their side on top against the visiting West Indies.
Misbah-ul-Haq once again led his team from the front by playing a responsible knock well assisted by Ahmed Shehzad and his bowlers as Pakistan beat West Indies.
The young gun of Australia, Ashton Agar, created a Test record by becoming the highest scorer at no.11 and registered the tallest partnership with Phillip Hughes.