Close of Play

  • Sun, 01 Mar - day 1 - England Lions 1st innings 123/0 (RWT Key 79*, SC Moore 42*, 37 ov)
  • Mon, 02 Mar - day 2 - New Zealand A 1st innings 22/1 (JM How 5*, PJ Ingram 12*, 7 ov)
  • Tue, 03 Mar - day 3 - New Zealand A 1st innings 375/3 (JM How 161*, JEC Franklin 83*, 112 ov)
  • Wed, 04 Mar - day 4 - England Lions 2nd innings 158/1 (41 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Teams play out high-scoring draw

    The first unofficial Test in Queenstown ended in a high-scoring draw as England Lions helped themselves to batting practice after wrapping up New Zealand A for 430

  • How powers New Zealand A to 375

    Captain Jamie How led from the front with a patient 161 as New Zealand A piled on the runs in Queenstown. Wicketkeeper Peter Ingram and James Franklin provided support with fifties as the hosts finished strongly on a luckless day for the England Lions

  • Trott and Patel lead England Lions to 493

    Centuries from Jonathan Trott and Samit Patel led England Lions to an imposing 493 for 5 on the second day of the unofficial Test against New Zealand A in Queenstown

  • Key and Moore dominate New Zealand A

    Openers Robert Key and Stephen Moore dominated the New Zealand A bowling attack as England Lions got themselves into a comfortable position at 123 for no loss in the first unofficial Test in Queenstown

NZ A 2nd innings Partnerships

1st4TG McIntoshJM How
2nd177JM HowPJ Ingram
3rd55JM HowKS Williamson
4th149JEC FranklinJM How
5th1RA YoungJM How
6th6JM HowLJ Woodcock
7th7JM HowMJ McClenaghan
8th1JM HowBJ Arnel
9th30JM HowTA Boult