Kane Williamson and Henry Nicholls continued their formidable partnership found in the second Test against Pakistan due to New Zealand reached 400 for three in lunch on working day three found in Christchurch on Tuesday.
It set New Zealand 103 in the front with Williamson on 153 and Nicholls on 138 as he continued batting despite a good severe calf strain that reduced him to hobbling between your wickets.
Their unbroken 329-run stand is a New Zealand fourth-wicket record surpassing the previous best of 271 by Ross Taylor and Jesse Ryder against India 11 years back.
It also continued the stable understanding the match have following their 133-run partnership the previous time they were in the centre together in the primary innings of the first Test against Pakistan.
New Zealand resumed your day at 286 for three with the quantity 11 prominent within their early targets.
They needed 11 runs to match Pakistan's first innings 297, Williamson needed 11 to be the 3rd New Zealander to reach 7,000 Test runs while Nicholls needed 11 to notch his seventh 100.
Williamson achieved the initially goal found in the sixth over of your day with a good four glanced down the leg side, just wide of diving wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan, to provide New Zealand the initially innings lead.
Nicholls, who used up two lives early found in his innings, had a good third on 92 when he was dropped by Azhar Ali and progressed to attain 100 with a go over get to the boundary.
It moved him into the top 10 of New Zealand century-manufacturers which is headed by Williamson, who has scored 24 hundreds.
Williamson, found in his usual patient part, worked his method through 33 deliveries before an individual off Mohammad Abbas made him the third New Zealander behind Ross Taylor and Stephen Fleming to attain 7,000 runs.