Breaking News – Wellington (NEWZ247) NZ’s bowlers shredded through the West Indies tail after lunch on the fourth day of the first test on Monday to record an innings.
The visitors were sacked for 319 in their second innings after they had accepted a 386-run first innings shortage to the hosts at the Basin Reserve in Wellington.
Neil Wagner took career-best figures of 7-39 in the first innings as West Indies distorted from 59-0 just before lunch on the first day to be all out for 134 central through the second session.
Ross (93) and Henry (67) built on a solid opening partnership before Colin, who scored his maiden test century of 105, and debutant put on a rapid-fire 148-run partnership that took the game left from the visitors on the 2nd day.
The NZ ended their first innings on 520 for nine just before lunch on day three after Blundell, who went to school across the road from the ground, had brought up his first test century.