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.
Nick Compton and Jonathan Trott scored hundreds on Day 1 of the Wellington Test to take England to a commanding position against New Zealand. Here are the statistical highlights from the day's play.
In partnership, Compton and Trott first resisted the threat of the new ball, then nullified any advantage New Zealand might have gained on winning the toss.
Spinner Bruce Martin and opening batsman Hamish Rutherford both made their Test debuts in Dunedin, with Rutherford hitting 171 in his first innings, the seventh highest debut in Test history, and Martin taking five wickets.
England batted through the final day of the first Test against New Zealand to salvage a draw on Sunday in Dunedin. Here are the statistical highlights from the day's play.
Ian Bell, with an unbeaten 26, and Matt Prior (23 not out) carried England through to stumps, seeing off the third new ball of the innings in the process.
New Zealand piled up a huge lead over England while Alastair Cook and Nick Compton scored crucial hundred for the visitors on Day 4 of the Dunedin Test. Here are few of the statistical highlights from the day's play.
Cook led his team's gritty fightback with an outstanding century, achieved in 294 minutes from 221 balls with 13 fours. But Compton's supporting and complementary innings was equally important and impressive.
Hamish Rutherford scored a Test century on debut to put New Zealand in a commanding position after third day of the first Test against England in Dunedin on Friday. Here are few of the statistical highlights from the day's play.