Both the touring New Zealanders and a Jamaica Select XI found batting difficult on the opening day of a two-day tour match at the Trelawny Multiplex.
After the New Zealand team declared on 112 for six, the Jamaica XI closed on 94 for five.
Matt Craig ended the day with three for 17 for the tourists.
Opener Peter Fulton, captaining the side, and all-rounder Jimmy Neesham both fell for ducks while Tom Latham made 33 and Luke Ronchi 21.
Hamish Rutherford (13) and BJ Watling (7) missed out on their first opportunity of the tour to spend time at the crease.
Unbeaten when the declaration came were Ish Sodhi (22 not out) and Craig (12 not out).
Craig capped a decent day for himself by then taking the wickets of Shacaya Thomas (22), Paul Palmer (6) and Brandon King (3).
Neil Wagner had Jon-Ross Campbell caught by Craig at second slip for 18 and bowled Delbert Gayle for four late on.
Kennar Lewis was not out on 31 at stumps.
The first Test between New Zealand and the West Indies is starts at Sabina Park on 8th June.
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