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New Zealand vs England

Joe Root looks forward after England leave Down Under winless

England failed to secure even a single victory in seven Tests against Australia and New Zealand.

Apr 03, 2018, 14:48 PM IST

2nd Test: Ish Sodhi shines in defiant draw, New Zealand beat England 1-0

Winners of the first Test in Auckland by an innings and 49 runs, New Zealand were 256/8 when the umpires offered Sodhi (56*) the light, still 126 runs in arrears but with the all-important draw secure. 

Apr 03, 2018, 12:50 PM IST

James Anderson sets Test world record for fast bowlers with his 30,020th delivery

Anderson on Tuesday became the fast bowler to have bowled most deliveries in Test cricket, going past West Indies great Courtney Walsh. 

Apr 03, 2018, 09:20 AM IST

2nd Test: Bad light halts England charge on Day 4 with New Zealand chasing 382 to win

Latham was not out 25 with Raval on 17 when bad light stopped play on day four, with NZ requiring a further 340 runs to reach their 382-run target. 

Apr 02, 2018, 11:31 AM IST

2nd Test: James Vince, Mark Stoneman fifties put England ahead of New Zealand

The pair put on 123 for the second wicket before both being dismissed in the final session as England reached 202/3 at the close of play, taking their lead to healthy 231 runs.

Apr 01, 2018, 12:04 PM IST

2nd Test: New Zealand fight back after England rip off top order

BJ Watling continued to defy England as he combined with Colin de Grandhomme to resurrect New Zealand`s innings and lead them to 192/6 as the second day of the second Test at Hagley Oval ended about 30 minutes early due to bad light.

Mar 31, 2018, 11:11 AM IST

Jonny Bairstow rearguard strengthens England, reach 290/8 at stumps

Tim Southee, who took his seventh five-wicket haul in Tests, and Trent Boult had again tormented England`s top order before Bairstow (97 not out) and Wood (52) put on 95-runs for the eighth wicket.

Mar 30, 2018, 11:44 AM IST

Trent Boult, Tim Southee on the prowl as England slump to 150/5 at tea in second Test

Boult and Southee, who had taken one wicket each in the first session at Hagley Oval, blew away the rest of England`s top order shortly after lunch by removing Joe Root, Dawid Malan and Mark Stoneman within the space of nine balls.

Mar 30, 2018, 09:07 AM IST

Ben Stokes's fitness a key factor for England in 2nd New Zealand Test

The fitness of all-rounder Ben Stokes will be a key factor for England as they seek to win the second match against New Zealand in Christchurch and improve on a woeful record that has seen them lose 10 of their last 12 overseas tests.

Mar 28, 2018, 17:41 PM IST

New Zealand lose Todd Astle for second England Test, Ish Sodhi called up

New Zealand legspinner Todd Astle will miss the second Test against England due to a side strain, team officials said on Wednesday, with Ish Sodhi called in as a like-for-like replacement.

Mar 28, 2018, 10:29 AM IST

We need to learn quick lessons, says Joe Root

The visitors were dismissed for 320 early in the final session under lights on the final day of the day-night match at Eden Park, giving New Zealand only their 10th test victory against England. 

Mar 26, 2018, 15:32 PM IST

Todd Astle mops up tail as New Zealand thump England in pink ball Test

Astle, who was recalled to replace the injured Mitchell Santner, had Craig Overton trapped in front before he ended the test when Jimmy Anderson was caught by Trent Boult at mid-off to give New Zealand just their 10th test victory over England.

Mar 26, 2018, 13:19 PM IST

Day-Night Test: Root's late loss hurts England, strengthens NZ

Root, who received on-field treatment, was bounced again on the next delivery and caught off the glove by Watling to leave England in desperate trouble at 132/3, needing another 237 runs to make NZ bat again.

Mar 25, 2018, 15:18 PM IST

New Zealand ride on Kane Williamson's record 18th century before rains washes out second day's play

Henry Nicholls was 49 not out while BJ Watling was on 17 as New Zealand reached 229 for four during the middle session of the day-night Test before heavy rain swept across the ground.

Mar 23, 2018, 14:26 PM IST

Kane Williamson record 18th century takes New Zealand lead to 139

Williamson, who had been level with team mate Ross Taylor and former captain Martin Crowe on 17 centuries, brought up the milestone when he ran a quick single about 35 minutes after resuming the second day`s play of the day-night Test on 91.

Mar 23, 2018, 09:35 AM IST

New Zealand vs England, 1st Test: Kane Williamson nears ton after Trent Boult ripped England apart

Williamson was 91 not out with Nicholls on 24 as NZ advanced to 175/3 at stumps, a lead of 117 after England had been bowled out for just 58 on Day 1 following a Boult and Southee seam onslaught.

Mar 22, 2018, 14:49 PM IST

Stuart Broad becomes second English pacer to reach 400 Test wickets

Stuart Broad became just the second England bowler to reach 400 Test dismissals when he captured the wicket of Tom Latham on the opening day of the first Test against New Zealand in Auckland on Thursday.

Mar 22, 2018, 14:02 PM IST

Trent Boult, Tim Southee combine to fold England at 58 in pink ball Test

New Zealand bowlers Trent Boult and Tim Southee struck early and often on the first day of the day-night Test at Eden Park as England looked as if they might fail to beat the 45 they limped to against Australia in Sydney in 1887.

Mar 22, 2018, 09:26 AM IST

Joe Root wants 'best behaviour' from Ben Stokes in New Zealand Tests

Stokes has not played Test cricket since an incident outside a Bristol nightclub last September led to him being charged with affray.

Mar 21, 2018, 21:38 PM IST

New Zealand get Ross Taylor boost ahead of first Test against England

Taylor, who has a Test average of 48.04, had been battling a groin injury and a stomach bug but captain Kane Williamson said he had completed a full training session without problem.

Mar 21, 2018, 10:09 AM IST