Fulton took 11 Tests to score his maiden hundred. He was a relieved man. The Kiwi team closed the day on 250 for 1 with Fulton (124) and Kane Williamson (84) at the crease. (AP Photo)
One over before lunch, Steven Finn got rid of Hamish Rutherford for 37 as the opener edged a widish delivery to first slip.
Monty Panesar bowled maximum overs but went wicketless. His figures read: 25-9-70-0. (AP Photo)
Peter Fulton reached his third Test fifty off 109 balls just after lunch to put New Zealand in a solid position.
After being put into bat, New Zealand openers Peter Fulton (L) and Hamish Rutherford (R) put on a solid 79-run stand for the opening wicket against England.