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Matt Somerford
21st May 2015
Joe Root was not bothered that he narrowly missed out on a third Lord's century after his "punt" to revive England's fortunes paid dividends on the opening day of the first Investec Test against New Zealand.
Matt Somerford
21st May 2015
England all-rounder Ben Stokes made at least one New Zealander proud on the opening day of the Lord's Test following his blistering 92.
Matt Somerford
21st May 2015
Joe Root and Ben Stokes narrowly missed out on the reward of Lord's centuries after they counter-attacked England away from danger on the opening day of the first Investec Test against New Zealand.
Mark Wood
Adam Lyth
Brendon McCullum & Alastair Cook
Dickie Bird
Adam Lyth
Gary Ballance
Matt Henry
Ian Bell
Joe Root
Joe Root
Ben Stokes
Joe Root
Ben Stokes
Joe Root
Matt Henry
Jos Buttler
Lord's
Moeen Ali
Mark Wood
ecb.co.uk News
21st May 2015
Images from the opening day of the first Investec Test between England and New Zealand at Lord's.
Rob Barnett
20th May 2015
Alastair Cook says his new opening partner Adam Lyth has “the right character to succeed in international cricket”.
James O'Brien
20th May 2015
Ahead of the two-Test Investec Series against New Zealand, we take a look back at the equivalent 2013 meeting between the sides, including free video highlights.
ecb.co.uk News
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.
ecb.co.uk News
19th May 2015
Gary Ballance is enjoying the build-up to the start of the first Investec Test of the summer against New Zealand on Thursday.
Matt Somerford
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.
ecb.co.uk News
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.