Wellington, March 2 -- New Zealand all-rounder Glenn Phillips registered his maiden five-wicket haul in Test cricket, the first by a Kiwi spinner at home in 16 years.

This landmark spell came during the first Test between Australia and New Zealand at Wellington.

During Australia's second innings, Phillips took five wickets for 45 runs in 16 overs. He picked up wickets of Usman Khawaja, Cameron Green, Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh and Alex Carey.

This is the first-ever five-wicket haul by a Kiwi spinner at home since Jeetan Patel took one against West Indies back in 2008.

Phillips has been an extremely useful player for Kiwis over the years. Not only has he delivered plenty of crucial knocks, but has chipped in useful contributions with ...