Peter Fulton plundered his successive ton in the match and the Black Caps bowlers bowled superbly vs. England as the home team came closer to a historic win.
The New Zealand batting led by Peter Fulton and Kane Willamson posted a healthy total while Trent Boult held two quick English wickets as the hosts ruled the day.
The English pacer, Stuart Broad, delivered a lethal bowling spell against New Zealand and crippled their batting that resulted in a follow on in the 2nd Test.
The visiting Englishmen removed three top order batsmen of New Zealand after piling up a sufficient first innings total on board and they are on top in the match.
Nick Compton thrashed his consecutive Test ton followed by a century from Jonathan Trott and put England into a commanding position vs. New Zealand in the 2nd Test.
Hamish Rutherford tore apart the powerful bowling line up of England and thrashed a ton on debut as New Zealand took a sizeable lead against the visitors.
A deadly bowling from Neil Wagner and Bruce Martin followed by a solid opening partnership by Peter Fulton and Hamish Rutherford put Kiwis on top vs. England.
A lethal bowling spell from the speedster Steven Finn, well supported by the other bowlers and keen batting by the English batsmen won them the third ODI vs. the Kiwis.
James Anderson displayed a wonderful bowling spell by grabbing half of the New Zealand side and Joe Root blasted at the rival bowling as England beat the hosts.
A fine team effort led from the front by Brendon McCullum, brought New Zealand a much deserved victory against the mighty England in the 1st ODI.