New Zealand forced the West Indies to suffer the embarrassment of follow-ups on Saturday on the third day of the first cricket test and then conceded six wickets for the visiting team's 196 runs in the second innings. The innings reached the threshold of winning.
New Zealand declared their first innings by scoring 519 runs for seven wickets. West Indies' first innings was reduced to 138 runs and was forced to play follow-on. West Indies have lost six wickets for 196 runs in their second innings and are yet to score 185 runs to avoid an innings defeat.
When the Windies started the third day of play, they started playing ahead of Craig Braithwaite (20 not out) and John Campbell (22 not out). But their partnership could not last long and Campbell was caught by Tim Southee in the hands of Williamson and sent to the pavilion. Campball scored 26 runs in 73 balls with the help of two fours and a six.
The Windies 'innings collapsed as Campbell was dismissed and none of his batsmen failed to form a big partnership and the Windies' first innings was reduced to 138 runs. In the Windies innings, German Blackwood scored 23, Brathwaite scored 21 and Roston Chase scored 11 while captain Jason Holder remained unbeaten on 25 runs.
For New Zealand, Southee took four wickets for 35 runs in 19 overs, Kyle Jamison took 25 wickets in 13 overs and Neil Wegner took two wickets for 33 runs in 15 overs while Trent Boult was dismissed for 30 runs in 17 overs. met.
The Windies team batting after the follow-up was disappointing in the second innings as well and their six wickets fell for just 89 runs. However Blackwood and Aljari Joseph handled the Windies innings and by the end of the day's play between the two batsmen, a 107-run partnership for the seventh wicket had been formed. Blackwood is at the crease with an unbeaten 80 and Joseph 59 by stumps.
In the second innings of the Windies, Dwayne Bravo scored 12, Brathwaite 10, Hold eight, Chase six and Campbell two. For New Zealand, Wagner took two wickets for 62 runs while Southee 40 runs in eight overs, Bolt 47 runs in 10 overs, Jamieson 33 runs in 10 overs and Daryl Mitchell one run for seven runs in three overs.