New Zealand batsman Neil Broom brought up his ninth List A century to help Otago take four crucial points against Wellington in the Ford Trophy.
Hamish Rutherford scored 75 to help New Zealand post 261 for nine declared on the second day of four-day warm-up against Worcestershire on Friday.
The diminutive 39-year-old scored an impressive 89 as West Indies XI declared at 230/6
Playing for Essex, Gambhir's search for elusive form extended as he struggled for the fourth time. His scores so far are 31, 21, 2 and 0.
Gautam Gambhir will replace New Zealand's Hamish Rutherford as the County's overseas player.
Promising all-rounder Corey Anderson, Test opening batsman Hamish Rutherford, fast bowler Mitchell McLenaghan, the versatile Tom Latham and Colin Munro and veteran left-arm spinner Bruce Martin have all been included for the first time on the list of players who will be paid retainers.
It were New Zealand's Brendon McCullum and Hamish Rutherford who stole the show from England despite valiant effort from Luke Wright and Ravi Bopara.
England needed six for a tie off the last ball that would have forced a 'super-over' but that proved beyond Ravi Bopara, who finished on 30 not out as New Zealand took a 1-0 lead in this two-match series.
Ross Taylor did not go into details but said the full story of his demotion from captaincy may yet be made public.
Fulton made his test debut in 2006 and played 10 tests, with a highest score of 75 and an average of 20, before losing his place in New Zealand's revolving door for test openers. He won a recall for this series, four years after his last test, and cemented his place Friday with an innings of technique and character.