Day 4

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New Zealand lose but find some positives

New Zealand slid to a six-wicket defeat but there were positive signs ahead of the first Test as Brendon McCullum was cleared of a broken foot and Jesse Ryder returned to the action following his mystery illness

Day 3

Day 2

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Undermanned New Zealand forced to toil

New Zealand's fast bowlers wanted to get plenty of overs under their belts in their only tour match and they got their wish as Dominic Thornely and his New South Wales colleagues batted throughout the second day

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Ryder struck down by mystery illness

New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder has contracted a mystery illness ahead of the first Test against Australia starting November 20 in Brisbane. He has been quarantined from his teammates and placed on an intravenous drip

Day 1

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How shines but New Zealand struggle

Jamie How returned to form spectacularly but the rest of his batting colleagues failed just as emphatically on the first day of New Zealand's only tour match ahead of the first Test

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Vettori slams 'poor' batting effort

New Zealand will consider playing an extra batsman in the first Test and dropping one of their four fast bowlers after the side's disappointing effort in the tour match loss to New South Wales