New Zealand 126 for 3 (Bowes 35, Phillips 32*, Seifert 30) beat Worcestershire 124 (O Cox 63, Ferguson 3-11, Ravindra 3-15, Jamieson 3-28) by seven wickets
New Zealand launched their warm-up programme for the four-match T20I Collection with England by defeating Worcestershire by seven wickets at a bought out New Highway.
New Zealand will now tackle Gloucestershire at Bristol on Sunday earlier than turning their full consideration to the T20I sequence.
Ed Pollock captained the Rapids who had been put into bat and Cox was rapidly into his stride, slicing Jamieson over level for the primary boundary and flicking Ben Lister off his legs for 4.
Ravindra had Kashif caught at brief third and Jones tried a reverse-sweep and located level for a duck.
Cox greeted Jamieson’s return with three boundaries in an over however in the identical over, his namesake Ben tried a scoop shot and was caught behind.
Cole McConchie was pushed for a straight six by Olly Cox who accomplished his half-century. His effective knock ultimately ended when he drilled McConchie to lengthy on however he left the outfield to a standing ovation from the Worcestershire members.
Pollock (8) may solely pick deep mid wicket off Jamieson and Taylor Cornall (8) tried to chop a widish supply from Ferguson and feathered via to the keeper.
Ravindra returned to have Josh Baker pouched at long-on and Jamieson held a return catch from Ben Gibbon (1), whereas Ferguson wrapped up the innings by having Mitchell Stanley (1) caught down the legside and Pat Brown (1) caught at deep effective leg on the inside track
Seifert regarded as if he supposed to win the sport on his personal as he clubbed Mitchell Stanley for 2 monumental sixes earlier than he tried to comb Josh Baker and was bowled behind his legs. Chad Bowes additionally regarded in good contact earlier than he holed out to backward sq. off Darley.
Darley had extra success when Ravindra top-edged a pull and offered easy catch for Ben Cox. However Phillips ensured the sport resulted in double fast time earlier than the heavens opened.