Too easy for Black Caps as Windies collapse

01:30, Dec 22 2013
Black Caps v West Indies third test
Corey Anderson celebrates after dismissing Marlon Samuels.
Black Caps v West Indies third test
Dinesh Ramdin plays a cover drive.
Black Caps v West Indies third test
Trent Boult fields off his own bowling.
Kieran Powell
Kieran Powell hits the deck after being hit by a delivery, as New Zealanders look on.
Denesh Ramdin
Denesh Ramdin waves his bat after scoring a century at Seddon Park.
Ross Taylor
Ross Taylor asks for the ball during the afternoon session.
Corey Anderson
Black Caps players rush to Corey Anderson after he dismissed Marlon Samuels.
Tim Southee
Tim Southee gets a high-five after removing Kirk Edwards.
Shivnarine Chanderpaul
Shivnarine Chanderpaul leaps in the air to celebrate his century on day two of the third test.
Tim Southee
Tim Southee and the Black Caps slip cordon successfully appeal for the wicket of Darren Sammy.
Ross Taylor
Ross Taylor slashes the ball away as he reached 56 not out at stumps on day two.
Kane Williamson
Kane Williamson plays an off drive during his innings of 58.
West Indies slip cordon
The West Indies slip cordon awaits another delivery.
Black Caps vs West Indies third test
Brendon McCullum in action for the Black Caps in Hamilton.
Black Caps vs West Indies third test
Corey Anderson celebrates the wicket of Marlon Samuels.
Black Caps vs West Indies third test
Trent Boult celebrates the wicket of Kirk Edwards.
Trent Boult
Trent Boult gets congratulated on one of his four wickets in the West Indies' second innings.
Tim Southee
Tim Southee appeals successfully for the LBW decision against Tino Best.
Tim Southee and Neil Wagner
Tim Southee and Neil Wagner high-five after New Zealand dismissed the West Indies for 103 in their second innings.
Ross Taylor
Ross Taylor savours the moment after scoring his third century in as many test matches.
Darren Sammy
Darren Sammy celebrates after getting rid of BJ Watling.
Cricket umpires
Umpire Nigel Llong picks out a new ball for the West Indies to bowl with.
Black Caps vs West Indies third test
The West Indies look like they're waiting for the plane to leave NZ.
Black Caps vs West Indies third test
Hamish Rutherford in action for New Zealand in Hamilton.

New Zealand wrapped up a test series victory over the West Indies shortly after lunch in Hamilton today.

Chasing just 122 for the win in their second innings of the third test at Seddon Park and a 2-0 series win in the three-test series, the hosts got there with eight wickets in hand and almost five sessions to spare.

Opener Hamish Rutherford battled through a testing examination from Windies off-spinner Sunil Narine to finish unbeaten on 48 while Ross Taylor was two not out.

Ross taylor
BLAZING BAT: Ross Taylor pulls the ball away for four runs.

Kane Williamson was bowled by Veerasammy Permaul for 56 when it appeared he was trying to win the match with one shot as New Zealand required six runs to win.

Opener Peter Fulton was dismissed for 10 when he was snapped up caught and bowled by visiting captain Darren Sammy.

Rutherford was given out caught behind off Narine by wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin when on 24 and NZ 43-1 but Rutherford called for a referral and after an agonising wait was given a reprieve by third umpire Paul Reiffel after TV replays seemed to indicate there was no nick.

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Williamson also offered a chance when he got an inside edge to a ball from left-arm slow bowler Veerasammy Permaul when on 14 that Kieran Powell couldn't clutch low to his right.

Williamson also made a half-century in the first innings and after missing the first test of the series while recovering from a broken thumb, looks to be a key figure for New Zealand when they meet the touring Indian side in two tests in February.

The first test of the series in Dunedin was drawn while New Zealand won the second test in Wellington by an innings and 73 runs.

SCOREBOARD

WEST INDIES First Innings 367

NEW ZEALAND First Innings 349

WEST INDIES Second Innings 103

NEW ZEALAND Second Innings 
PG Fulton c & b DJG Sammy 10
HD Rutherford not out 48
KS Williamson b V Permaul 56
LRPL Taylor not out 2
Extras (b 7, nb 1) 8
Total (for 2 wickets, 40.4 overs) 124

Fall: 1-33 (PG Fulton, 12.4), 2-116 (KS Williamson, 37.6)

Bowling: TL Best 7-3-22-0, SP Narine 16-6-39-0, DJG Sammy 9-3-21-1 (1nb), V Permaul 7-1-29-1, N Deonarine 1.4-0-6-0

New Zealand win the third test by eight wickets and the three-test series 2-0.

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