The Blackcaps are hoping an international trend of home teams dominating in their own conditions will continue when they face India in the second test starting in Christchurch on Saturday.
The 10-wicket win in Wellington has left the team in no doubt that a series win over the world's top ranked test nation is there for the taking.
In this series, the Blackcaps look nothing like the side that were hammered by Australia.
The key to that has been a return home to bowler friendly conditions, where swing and seam have had the Indian batsmen in all sorts of strife.
So, will the Blackcaps change what's been a winning formula, by going in without a specialist spinner in Ajaz Patel?
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