West Indies, New Zealand play to draw
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (CMC) – Chadwick Walton scored a half century as the West Indies tour match against a New Zealand XI ended in a draw here today.
Walton was unbeaten on 61 from 90 balls as West Indies reached 121 for two in their second innings before stumps were drawn just before the tea interval.
Earlier, New Zealand declared their second innings at 168 for three after resuming from their overnight score of 103 without loss.
Black Caps openers Hamish Rutherford and Peter Fulton made 73 and 52, respectively at the top of the New Zealand XI’s second innings before they retired.
Summarized scores: New Zealand XI 227-8 dec’d and 168-3 dec’d (Hamish Rutherford 72 retired, Peter Fulton 53 retired, B. McCullum 10). West Indians 230-6 dec’d and 121-2 (Chadwick Walton 61 n.o., K. Edwards 25, R. O. Donnell 16 n.o., S. Chanderpaul 12; M. Craig 2-38). Match drawn.