20th May 2015
Dickie Bird will ring the five-minute bell before the start of play in the first Investec Test match between England and New Zealand at Lord's on Thursday, becoming the first international umpire to be given the honour.
17th May 2015
New Zealand snatched a stunning 15-run win over Worcestershire to ensure they will head into this week’s first Investec Test against England in high spirits.
16th May 2015
Worcestershire left-hander Ross Whiteley struck an unbeaten 103 to ensure New Zealand’s bowlers were put through their paces on the third day of their tour match at New Road.
15th May 2015
England all-rounder Moeen Ali steered Worcestershire to stumps with an unbeaten 20 after taking two wickets against New Zealand ahead of the first Investec Test at Lord’s next week.
14th May 2015
England selectors have announced a 12-man squad, including uncapped duo Adam Lyth and Mark Wood, for the 1st Investec Test against New Zealand beginning on Thursday 21 May at Lord’s.
11th May 2015
James Hildreth's third century of the summer could only delay the inevitable as New Zealand warmed up for the Investec Test series against England with a 66-run victory over Somerset at Taunton.
10th May 2015
Mitchell Santner’s 94 and more impressive New Zealand bowling moved the tourists close to victory over Somerset in the first game of their England tour.