England vs New Zealand First Test

Joe Root unapologetic as England labour to draw with New Zealand in first Test

England, who have not lost a home red-ball series since 2014, were 170-3 in 70 overs when a draw was agreed to leave this two-match contest all square ahead of next week's second Test at Edgbaston.

published on : 7th June 2021

Williamson urges 'superb' New Zealand to 'start afresh' in second Test

The Black Caps were in charge from the outset as opener Devon Conway marked his Test debut with a brilliant 200.

published on : 7th June 2021

New Zealand hopeful of forcing win against England on day five at Lord's: Southee

Southee (6/43) claimed six wickets spread over two days to dismiss hosts England for 275 in their first innings just before tea on Saturday.

published on : 6th June 2021

Jamieson threat excites New Zealand's Stead more than World Cup final revenge

This week's match will be the Blackcaps first fixture at the 'home of cricket' since their agonising loss Super Over loss to England in a 2019 World Cup final.

published on : 1st June 2021

England's James Bracey eager for Test match 'pressure'

The Gloucestershire wicketkeeper-batsman is in line to make his Test bow as a wicketkeeper after fellow gloveman Ben Foakes was ruled out of the two-match series by a freak hamstring injury.

published on : 1st June 2021

Selection intrigue surrounds England-New Zealand opener at Lord's

England have been reluctant recently to deploy James Anderson and Stuart Broad, their most successful all-time Test bowlers, in the same XI.

published on : 1st June 2021

English stumper Ben Foakes ruled out of New Zealand Tests after freak injury

The 28-year-old sustained the injury after slipping in his socks while walking in the dressing room following Surrey's County Championship match against Middlesex at the Oval.

published on : 26th May 2021