England will now take a 1-0 series lead into the second and final test in Wellington from Friday.

“Obviously another great performance. We were very clinical with the bat and obviously very clinical with the ball,” England captain Ben Stokes said. “When you’ve got Stuart Broad and James Anderson in your bowling attack it’s obviously going to very hard for anyone with a bat in their hand.”

New Zealand had shown some signs of resistance after the collapse of its top order when allrounders Daryl Mitchell and Michael Bracewell stuck together for almost an hour before stumps on day three.

The resistance was broken spinner when Jack Leach removed Bracewell (25) in the third over of the day Sunday and England resumed a rapid push for victory.

Anderson trapped Scott Kuggeleijn lbw next over, then had New Zealand captain Tim Southee caught first ball by Joe Root at slip with his next ball and the England players likely were setting up tee times with the end in sight.

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