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Heavy rain yesterday again prevented play in the final day of the Under- 19 Test between England and Zimbabwe in Harare. Only four and a half hours' play took place - all on the first day - with England reaching 181 for 4.

FIRST TEST (Hamilton, fourth day): New Zealand, with six second-innings wickets standing, lead Zimbabwe by 163 runs.

NEW ZEALAND - First innings 230 for 8 dec (H H Streak 4-52)

ZIMBABWE - First Innings

(Overnight: 82 for 5)

G S Flower b Cairns 5

S V Carlisle c Germon b Cairns 4

A D R Campbell c Astle b Allott 5

D L Houghton lbw Cairns 31

*A Flower c Spearman b Kennedy 6

G J Whittall c Germon b Kennedy 54

H H Streak c Spearman b Cairns 24

P A Strang b Patel 49

H R Olonga c Germon b Kennedy 0

E A Brandes no 3

B Strang c Astle b Patel 4

Extras (lb3 nb6 w2) 11

Total 196

Fall (cont): 6-98 7-189 8-198 9-191.

Bowling: Cairns 24-7-56-4; Allott 17-5-51-1; Kennedy 12-4-28-3; Twose 5-1-14-0; Patel 16.5-4-44-2.

NEW ZEALAND - Second Innings

C M Spearman lbw Streak 27

R G Twose run out 8

S P Fleming c A Flower b P Strang 21

A C Parore no 23

N J Astle c Olonga b B Strang 32

C L Cairns no 6

Extras (lb4 nb5 w3) 12

Total (for 4) 129

Fall: 1-36 2-63 3-64 4-121

To bat: *L Germon, D Patel, G Loveridge, R Kennedy, G Allott.

Bowling (to date): Streak 13-2-37-1; Brandes 10-1-34-0; B Strang 5-1- 19-1; P Strang 15-6-28-1; G Flower 3-17-0.