Kingston, Jamaica: Aug 5, 2012
With bowler Narsingh Deonarine on a hot streak, the hosts bowled out the Black Caps for just 154 - leaving the West Indies requiring only 206 and by the close in Kingston they had made 134 for four as they looked to seal a 2-0 series win.
Despite cheaply losing the wickets of Kieran Powell - trapped lbw by Tim Southee for six - and Chris Gayle - lbw to Trent Boult for just eight - they were well on their way as Assad Fudadin and first innings centurion Marlon Samuels took them to 56 for 2 before Neil Wagner bowled Fudadin for 27 with the score on 94.
But it was an onslaught of spin in the morning session which left the Kiwis reeling after they had set up a 51-run lead after the first innings.
Deonarine posted figures of four for 37 as he and Tino Best conspired to rip the Kiwi middle order after the tourists had been 110 ahead overnight at 59 for 2.
By lunch that had become 109 for 7, as part time offspinner Deonarine - posting pre-lunch innings figures of 4/24 - and Best went to town.
After Deonarine had seen off openers Martin Guptill and BJ Watling Best had Neil Wagner caught for six in the 32nd over and two balls later had skipper Ross Taylor removed in similar vein as wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin took the catch.
Deonarine was at it again as he had Brendon McCullum offer a bat-pad catch to forward short leg on 19 before also claiming Williamson's scalp as he drove to Darren Sammy.
Sunil Narine then bagged the wicket of Kruger Van Wyk, who holed out to deep square leg after making five, before ending what resistance there had been since Guptill's departure in the person of Dean Brownlie, who made a battling 35 before Narine had him caught by Deonarine to finish up with figures of three for 19.
Although Gayle and Powell then failed to blaze a batting trail those who came to the crease in their stead, most notably Samuels, looked to have done enough to set up a platform for victory. (AFP)
Brief Scores: New Zealand 260 & 154 (Martin Guptill 42; Dean Brownlie 35, Narsingh Deonarine 4 for 37) lead West Indies 209 & 135 for 4 (Marlon Samuels 52, Assad Fudadin 27; Tim Southee 1 for 15, Doug Bracewell 1 for 36) by 71 runs