At the end of day four, a draw was the most likely result at Perth. Only a sporting declaration could have made things interesting. That never happened. Furthermore, a rain interruption took away the slimmest of chances, if any, New Zealand had of chasing down an improbable target in super quick time.
Australia continued their dominance on the Perth Test, even as New Zealand put up an improved show on day two. Australia had already crossed 400 on the opening day itself, and there was genuine interest over whether David Warner could progress to 300, having resumed the day at 244 not out.
AUS vs NZ 2nd Test Preview, Live Score: Having won the opening Test at Brisbane comprehensively, Australia would go into the second Test as clear favourites, even if one takes into account New Zealand's ability to fight back.