New Zealand posted a mammoth score in reply to the home team’s 389.
Cook denied media reports that he had issued the ECB with an ultimatum that he would resign as captain if Pietersen was recalled.
New Zealand are unbeaten in Test series since losing in England two years ago.
Though removing turban is rare, Singh said the religious protocols do not restrict action in emergency situations.
A survey found that 17 of the 20 NZ players opposed day-night Tests which some said is designed purely to make money.
New Zealand police issued a statement saying that people had reported some instances of broken windows but no major damage.
Annah Sophia Stevenson told Fairfax New Zealand that she bought a Big Mac meal on Saturday night then found the cockroach.
Guptill, whose last Test was also in England two years ago, scored 547 runs in recently concluded World Cup.
McCullum, 33, led the Kiwis to their first World Cup final where they did lose to Australia by seven wickets.
The Kiwis displayed an aggressive brand of cricket which earned them eight successive victories at the World Cup.
A fast-medium swing bowler, Mills made his international debut in a ODI match against Pakistan in 2001.
As Vettori decided to hang his boots, many of his colleagues wished him success for the upcoming future on Twitter.
3.7 million people had 9.3 million interactions on Facebook on the day of the final.
As the curtain falls on World Cup what better way to look back at it through a Bollywood-tinted lens.
This is was New Zealand’s best ever performance at the World Cup where they were the second-best team.