25 Jun 2021

Black Caps defied the odds and are now world test champions

From First Up, 5:32 am on 25 June 2021

New Zealand is basking in the glory of one the greatest sporting achiements in our country's history. Yes almost exactly 24 hours ago Kane Williamson's Black Caps toppled the Indian juggernaught to become the World Test Champions after a gruelling six-day battle. New Zealand defied their critics - and the awful English weather - to beat India on the final day of the inagural competition. Our producer Matthew Theunissen fought off sleep to watch the epic victory and filed this report.