Close of Play

  • Mon, 25 Feb - day 1 - England 1st innings 369/9 (IR Bell 75*, MS Panesar 6*)
  • Tue, 26 Feb - day 2 - New Zealand Invitation XI 2nd innings 102/3 (32 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Side strain forces Tremlett home

    Chris Tremlett will take no further part in England's tour of New Zealand and is due to fly home at the end of the current warm-up match in Dunedin, after succumbing to a recurrence of a side strain

  • England quicks impress in draw

    England's pace bowlers enjoyed a productive workout as they blew away a strong New Zealand Invitational XI batting line-up on the second day in Dunedin

  • Cook and Shah boost England XI

    Owais Shah boosted his chances of a Test recall after impressing in England's warm-up match against an Invitational XI in the lead-up to the start of the three-match series against New Zealand

NZ Invit. XI 3rd innings Partnerships

1st26MD BellLJ Morgan
2nd41MD BellPG Fulton
3rd23SP FlemingPG Fulton
4th12SP FlemingMS Sinclair