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Taylor had bowled only 16 overs in all of his previous tests for two wickets, the last time eight years ago. But fate conspired to bring his career to an extraordinary end.
Liton Das cracked a gallant 102 off 111 deliveries for Bangladesh but it was nowhere near enough with the tourists dismissed in their second innings for 278 after being forced to follow on 385 runs behind.
Jurgensen also lavished praise on the New Zealand pacers, who played a key role in the eight-wicket win in the summit clash, calling them the best in the world.
World Test Championship Final: New Zealand pacers put up an exhibition of supreme skills as Kiwis end trophy drought
The final was an imperfect Test, marred by rain delays but it was a great exhibition of cricket. Bossed by New Zealand bowlers and ended with Williamson lifting the mace.
Highlights, England vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 4, Full cricket score: Kiwis seal series with easy win
Follow live score and updates from Day 4 the second Test between England and New Zealand on our blog.
England vs New Zealand: Matt Henry, Neil Wagner run through English batting order as Black Caps sniff victory on Day 3
England, on a good batting pitch, were 122-9 in their second innings at stumps on the third day — just 37 runs ahead of New Zealand with one wicket standing and two days left to play.
England vs New Zealand: Rory Burns, Dan Lawrence strike fifties as hosts post 258/7 on Day 1 of second Test
The hosts were 85/3 and 175/6 but opener Rory Burns' 81 and Dan Lawrence's 67 not out ensured the Blackcaps did not dominate entirely.
Follow live score and updates from Day 1 of the second Test between England and New Zealand on our live blog.
England vs New Zealand, Highlights, 1st Test, Day 5 at Lord's: Hosts run out of time in chase as match ends in draw
Follow live score and updates from Day 5 of the first Test between England and New Zealand on our live blog.
Left-handed opener Burns hit 16 fours and one six before he was last man out, caught behind off Southee for 132, as the home team was bowled out for 275.
World Test Championship final: Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja pose serious threat, says Henry Nicholls
India and New Zealand will fight it out for the inaugural title at Southampton's Ageas Bowl, one of those rare English tracks known to aid the slow bowlers for a considerable period in Test matches.
World Test Championship: Kane Williamson says New Zealand gearing up for a 'fantastic challenge' in final against India
Talking about championship and how it progressed, Williamson said, "We saw the contests in the WTC has brought real excitement.
England vs New Zealand: Pacer Neil Wagner says Kiwis not treating Test series as warm-ups for WTC final
India and New Zealand will lock horns for the inaugural World Test Championship title, at Southampton's Ageas Bowl, from 18-22 June, four days after the Test series against hosts England is scheduled to conclude.
The players arrived here on Sunday afternoon after flying from Auckland via Singapore and were transferred to the Ageas Bowl in Southampton where they will be based for the first two weeks of the tour.
Highlights, New Zealand vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 1, Full Cricket Score: Visitors bowled out for 297
Click here to follow LIVE score of the second Test between New Zealand and Pakistan at Christchurch.
New Zealand vs Pakistan: Kiwis name pacer Matt Henry as replacement for injured Neil Wagner ahead of second Test
Wagner was struck by Pakistan speedster Shaheen Afridi yorker while batting on the second day of the first Test, sustaining undisplaced fractures in both the fourth and fifth toes of his right foot.
Neil Wagner broke his toes while batting and needed pain-killing injections as he bowled 21 overs in Pakistan's first innings and 28 in the second to play a key role in New Zealand's win.
Here are some of the reactions from cricketers — both former and current — as well as journalists and fans on New Zealand's 101-run win over Pakistan in the first Test at Mount Maunganui.
New Zealand vs Pakistan: Neil Wagner hailed as ‘an inspiration’ for bowling Kiwis to win despite two broken toes
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said it was an incredible performance, although Wagner's heart was well known within the team.