13 May 2013

NZ cricketers draw match with England A

5:51 am on 13 May 2013

The New Zealand cricketers have drawn their 4 day match with England A in Leicester with rain again disrupting the final day.

The locals finished on 444 for 7 in reply to New Zealand's first innings of 285.

Trent Boult took 3 wickets and Doug Bracewell 2.

The England batsman Joe Root made 179.

The first Test starts at Lord's on Thursday.