Boult breaks Kiwis' long Test duck

Boult breaks Kiwis' long Test duck

Trent Boult led New Zealand to their first Test win in more than a year on Friday when he produced career-best figures in a fiery bowling display that crushed the West Indies inside three days.

The West Indies lost 16 wickets on the third day as they handed New Zealand a comprehensive victory by an innings and 73 runs.

It was the Black Caps first win in 11 Tests under Brendon McCullum who replaced Ross Taylor after their last success in Sri Lanka nearly 13 months ago.

The West Indies resumed Friday at 158/4 in the first innings in reply to New Zealand’s 441.
They were forced to follow on when they collapsed to be all out for 193, and the second innings ended at 175.

Boult was the chief destroyer with six for 40 in the first innings where his last four wickets came in the space of six deliveries.

In the second innings he returned figures of 4-40 and also pulled off a spectacular one-handed, diving catch when Denesh Ramdin (19) slashed at a Neil Wagner delivery.

Score board

NEW ZEALAND (I Innings): 441.
WEST INDIES (O/n: 158-4):
Edwards c R’ford b Anderson    55
Powell lbw Southee    21
Bravo c Fulton b Anderson    4
Samuels c Watling b Boult    60
C’paul c Anderson b Boult    6
Deonarine c Taylor b Boult...........22
Ramdin (not out)    12
Sammy b Boult    0
Shillingford b Boult    0
Best b Boult    0
Gabriel b Southee    0
Extras (LB-8, W-1, NB-4)    13
Total (all out, 49.5 overs)    193
Fall of wickets: 1-46, 2-67, 3-103, 4-119, 5-175, 6-182, 7-182, 8-188, 9-188.
Bowling: Boult 15-5-40-6, Southee 15.5-2-58-2, Wagner 7-1-37-0, Anderson 7-1-20-2, Sodhi 3-1-18-0, Williamson 2-0-12-0.
WEST INDIES (II Innings, f/o):
Edwards c W’son b Southee..........35
Powell b Southee    36
Bravo c Watling b Wagner    0
Samuels c A’son b Southee    12
Chanderpaul (not out)    31
Deonarine b Boult    12
Ramdin c Boult b Anderson    19
Sammy lbw Boult    0
Shillingford c Taylor b Wagner    1
Best c Fulton b Boult    21
Gabriel b Boult.....................................0
Extras (NB-1, LB-6, W-1).................8                  
Total (all out, 54.5 overs)    175
Fall of wickets: 1-74, 2-75, 3-85, 4-94, 5-117, 6-146, 7-147, 8-148, 9-175.
Bowling: Boult 12.5-2-40-4, Southee 11-2-24-3, Wagner 17-2-67-2, Anderson 11-1-29-1, Williamson 3-1-9-0.

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