Cricket: Craig hopeful of test debut

Mark Craig. Photo / Sarah Ivey
Mark Craig. Photo / Sarah Ivey

Mark Craig thinks he's done all he can to secure a test debut in the West Indies.

Craig took four wickets for just eight runs in the Black Caps' 123-run win over a Jamaican XI in their final warm up match ahead of the opening test.

The Otago off-spinner told RadioSport he's done his part, and his inclusion is now in the hands of the selectors.

"It's obviously as much as I could've done," Craig said.

"We'll be trying to obviously share the bowling loads throughout our bowlers and stuff like that. I was relatively happy with overall how it came out so its up to the coaches and the selection staff as to whether I get a game or not."

The Black Caps will head to Kingston overnight where they'll link up with captain Brendon McCullum to start preparing for the first test, starting Monday.

- Newstalk ZB

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