New Zealand, who were searching for their first wicket, almost got the England skipper with a brilliant catch from Kane Williamson.
Ben Stokes became the 3rd batsman after Adam Gilchrist and Brendon McCullum to smash 100 Sixes in Test cricket.
James Overton provided a good support to Jonny Bairstow as the duo stitched unbeaten 200-run partnership.
England have gained an unassailable lead of 2-0 in the three-match Test series and now prepare for a whitewash over New Zealand.
England have already claimed the series and have an unassailable lead of 2-0 and the final Test presents them with an opportunity to whitewash New Zealand.
Joe Root smashed 27th century in Test Cricket, joins Virat Kohli and Steve Smith.
The decision to permit free entry has been taken by Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club after a thrilling four days sending the contest into its final chapter with all three results still possible.
Root took only 116 balls to reach his fastest Test ton.
Root eventually departed for 176 while Pope made 145.
James Anderson is the only pacer to cross the 650 wickets mark.
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