Close of Play

  • Mon, 28 Apr - day 1 - Kent 1st innings 324/1 (RWT Key 178*, JC Tredwell 123*, 90 ov)
  • Tue, 29 Apr - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 92/1 (JM How 53*, JAH Marshall 20*, 38.2 ov)
  • Wed, 30 Apr - day 3 - no play

Match Notes

  • How happy with curtailed workout

    No play was possible on the final day of New Zealand's three-day warm-up against Kent at Canterbury, after heavy overnight rain had left the outfield saturated

  • Marshall sets sights on Lord's return

    It was an unsatisfactory day for New Zealand's batsmen at Canterbury, as heavy rain delayed the start of play and hastened the finish, and allowed only 38.2 overs in between whiles. But for their not-out No. 3, James Marshall, humble beginnings will do ju

  • How and Marshall find form for Kiwis

    Jamie How and James Marshall helped themselves to some important time in the middle as New Zealand reached 76 for 1 by tea on a rain-interrupted second day against Kent

  • Key gives Kiwis a dose of deja vu

    Cricketers are superstitious creatures, and so when good omens come along they tend to be grabbed with both hands

  • Key and Tredwell make Kiwis toil

    If the venue is Canterbury, and there's a touring side in town, you can bet your life that Robert Key will be there to ensure that their stay is as uncomfortable as possible