New Zealand A 147 (Swepson 3-19, Buckingham 3-29) and 468 (Kuggeleijn 101*, Solia 91) beat Australia A 263 (Jewell 78, Kuggeleijn 5-74) and 127 (Bancroft 47, Kuggeleijn 4-39, Solia 3-15) by 225 runs
Kuggeleijn completed with a career-best 9 for 113 within the match and an unbeaten century whereas Solia took 5 wickets – together with 3 for 15 on the final day – to go alongside 91.
“We had a extremely good first day and acquired outplayed from that second onwards,” Bancroft mentioned. “We’ll have to enhance in all areas, our batting wasn’t fairly ok. They have been capable of management us and we in all probability did not dangle in there fairly lengthy sufficient and our bowling was a bit off, weren’t capable of construct stress they usually harm us.”
Australia A had resumed on 31 for 1 going through a goal of 353 and New Zealand A quickly made inroads. Caleb Jewell was the primary to fall when he top-edged a wild hook shot to deep sq. leg.
Solia’s medium tempo then ran by means of the center order with Nathan McSweeney lbw, Campbell Kellaway flashing to backward level and Jimmy Peirson given leg earlier than to what appeared a borderline choice.
Mitch Perry was cleaned up with the ultimate ball of the morning session when Kuggeleijn acquired one by means of him from around the wicket and issues didn’t final lengthy after the break.
The brief ball did for the decrease order as Mark Steketee fending to brief leg and Mitchell Swepson swatted into the leg aspect.
The second match of the two-game first-class collection is a day-night encounter which begins in Mackay on Monday. Australia A will possible rotate by means of a few of their fast bowlers. Paris’ harm provides to the collection withdrawals of Matt Kelly (quad) and Wes Agar (again).
Jordan Buckingham will now journey to Mackay having initially simply been round for the primary sport, though may nonetheless be rested, whereas Ben Dwarshuis and Nathan McAndrew can anticipate to characteristic.
New Zealand A could have Adi Ashok and Dean Foxcroft out there after they accomplished their time with the T20I squad in England.