Tom Blundell and Kyle Jamieson shared an impressive 163-run stand for the seventh wicket as New Zealand XI made a remarkable comeback to end the first day of the warm-up game against England with a score of 376 for nine.
Katey Martin scored a blistering half-century while Leigh Kasperek and Sophie Devine shared five wickets between them as New Zealand Women edged out Windies Women by eight runs in the first Twenty20 International at Bay Oval.
After a collective bowling effort from England restricted New Zealand to 223 runs, fifties from Eoin Morgan and Ben Stokes helped them complete the chase in 37.5 overs with six wickets in hand in the second One-Day International at Bay Oval to level the series 1-1.
A fluent century from Ross Taylor followed by an unbeaten 45-run blitz from Mitchell Santner helped New Zealand chase down 285 in the last over with three wickets in hand against England in the first One-Day International in Hamilton and claim a 1-0 lead in the series.
Ashton Agar picked a three-wicket haul while D'Arcy Short slammed a quick fifty as Australia managed to beat New Zealand by 19 runs by DLS method in the rain-hit Twenty20 International Tri-Series final in Auckland.