Close of Play

  • Fri, 28 May - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 326/7 (GJ Hopkins 40*, DL Vettori 21*, 90 ov)
  • Sat, 29 May - day 2 - New Zealand 2nd innings 13/0 (MHW Papps 12*, SP Fleming 1*, 6 ov)
  • Sun, 30 May - day 3 - Leicestershire 2nd innings 68/2 (JK Maunders 31*, DL Maddy 14*)
  • Mon, 31 May - day 4 - Leicestershire 2nd innings 232 (79.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Vettori seals emphatic victory

    After two draws and two defeats, New Zealand have finally completed their first victory of the tour, as Leicestershire were rolled over for 232 on the final day at Grace Road, to lose by 328 runs

  • McMillan injury casts shadow on good day

    New Zealand ended the third day of their tour match at Grace Road in the driving seat, but an injury to Craig McMillan, which left him doubtful for Thursday's second Test, overshadowed their on-field success

  • Cairns and Vettori put New Zealand on top

    The New Zealanders put in a dominating display ahead of next week's second Test at Headingley against Leicestershire at Grace Road

  • Astle and McCullum give New Zealand the edge

    Nathan Astle boosted the New Zealanders to 326 for 7 on the opening day of their tour match against Leicestershire at Grace Road