Jamie How's lean run of recent form
ended with an unbeaten century for New Zealand A on the third day of
their four-day cricket match against England A in Queenstown today.
How finished the day on 161 not out, including 20 fours and one
six off 328 balls, with New Zealand A 375 for three at stumps.
After a rain-interrupted first day, England A declared on 493 for
five yesterday and picked up the quick wicket of Tim McIntosh to
leave New Zealand A 22 for one at stumps.
But the New Zealanders settled in well today, How constructing
productive partnerships first with Peter Ingram then James Franklin
to leave New Zealand A in a strong position at stumps.
Franklin kept the score ticking over, ending the day on 83 not
out off 130 balls, including 13 fours and a six.
For England A, Mark Davies picked up the wicket of Ingram (73) to
finish the day with figures of 2-48 off 23 overs. Abbreviated
England A 493-5 dec (Robert Key 90, Jonathon Trott 138 no, Samit
Patel 101, Luke Wright 55; BJ Arnel 2-56) New Zealand A 375-3 (Jamie
How 161no, Peter Ingram 73, James Franklin 83no; Mark Davies 2-48).