Too easy for Black Caps as Windies collapse

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

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.

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

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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