Dunedin: A maiden double century to put New Zealand in firm command of the first Test against the West Indies on Wednesday proved the sweetest way Ross Taylor could find to "fight off those demons". (Read: Day 2 report)
Taylor was unbeaten on 217 when New Zealand declared at 609 for nine in the final session at University Oval in Dunedin and at stumps the West Indies were 67 for two in reply.
A year ago Taylor's morale was hit hard and he went into a self-imposed exile after being dumped as the New Zealand captain. (Stats)