A determined England batted through the final day to salvage a draw from the first Test against New Zealand at the University Oval in Dunedin on Sunday.
At stumps England were 421 for six, a lead of 128 runs, after facing a 293-run deficit on the first innings in the
Despite the best efforts of England nightwatchman Steven Finn (56) and New Zealand quick Neil Wagner on the final day, an outright result was never more than a remote possibility on the unresponsive wicket.
Ian Bell, with an unbeaten 26, and Matt Prior not out 23 carried England through to stumps.
Brief scores: England 167, 421/6 (Finn 56; Wagner 3/141) New Zealand 460/9 dec. Match drawn
Ingram hits century in SA victory
Bloemfontein (South Africa): Colin Ingram smashed an unbeaten century and seamer Rory Kleinveldt had a career best 4-22 as South Africa defeated Pakistan by 125 runs in
the first one-day international of the five-match series on Sunday.
Ingram's 105 off 104 balls was studded with 10 fours and formed the backbone of South Africa's total of 315-4. Pakistan's batting woes continued on the tour with Kleinveldt and Ryan McLaren (3-19) combining well to dismiss the visitors for 190 in 36.2 overs.
South Africa captain AB de Villiers also made a handy 65 off 63 balls and featured in the run-a-ball 120-run third wicket stand with Ingram.
Brief scores: SA 315/4 (Ingram 105 not out; Ajmal 2-53); Pakistan 190 (Misbah 38; Kleinveldt 4-22) by 125 runs.