Australia have thus halved the hosts' lead in the five-match series with New Zealand still leading 2-1.
Ashton Agar was specifically impressed with how Axar Patel used the shiny part of the ball to bowl straighter ones.
Amid all the blazing hitting at Trent Bridge, Agar emerged relatively unscathed with figures of one for 70 in 10 overs.
Australia completed a world-record run chase to overhaul New Zealand's 243 at the Auckland ground last Friday in a match that featured 32 sixes.
Australian all-rounder Ashton Agar said Tuesday he was ready to return to Test cricket after a four-year hiatus.