Kane Williamson has whacked a third successive half-century in the Indian Premier League, but the team he leads have suffered a narrow defeat.
Matt Henry has taken career-best figures of 12-73 as his English county Kent climbed to the top of the division two standings.
New Zealand quick bowler Matt Henry has enjoyed a "crazy" day for his English county side Kent, taking a five-wicket bag and also twice snaring the wicket of South African Test opener Aiden Markram for a duck.
Among the most consistent batsmen in New Zealand cricket, 38-year-old Papps announced he will leave the sport with 12,294 first-class runs under his belt.
Captain Kane Williamson has steered Sunrisers Hyderbad to the top of the Indian Premier League with a match-winning half-century.
New Zealand legspinner Ish Sodhi will make his debut in the Indian Premier League after joining the Rajasthan Royals as an injury replacement.
Getting it right against the pink ball is a priority for England's batsmen after a shaky pre-Test batting display against a New Zealand XI.
Centuries by dropped Test wicketkeeper Tom Blundell and fast bowler Kyle Jamieson have helped rescue a New Zealand XI from a top order failure against England.
A New Zealand White Ferns team chasing a clean sweep against the West Indies will bat first in the third and final one-day cricket international in Christchurch.
Star New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has failed a fitness test and will not play against England in the deciding one-day cricket international in Christchurch.