England reached 56-1 at lunch of the first Test against New Zealand at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London.
Graeme Swann and Tim Bresnan were named to the England cricket squad for the first Test against New Zealand after both recovered from elbow surgery.
Matt Prior scored an unbeaten century as England held on to draw the final cricket Test and avoid a first series defeat in New Zealand for almost 30 years.
Alastair Cook and Ian Bell struck centuries as England built a 208-run lead over Australia on day three to take control of the deciding fifth Ashes cricket Test in Sydney.
New Zealand needs three wickets in the final session to secure its first Test cricket series win against England in 14 years after reducing the touring team to 237-7 in Auckland.
England took control of the second cricket Test as Ian Bell hit 159 after being handed a sporting reprieve by India to lift the his team to 441-6 in its second innings on day three.
Issuers of asset-backed securities hired Ian Bell, the former head of European structured finance at Standard & Poor’s, to lead the push for minimum standards in European securitizations.
England batsman Ian Bell has been ruled out of the forthcoming four-Test series against Pakistan with a foot injury, the England and Wales Cricket Board said in an e-mailed release.
New Zealand leads England by 393 runs after day two of their cricket series decider in Auckland.
Ian Bell’s unbeaten century gave England the chance of victory in the third cricket Test against Sri Lanka, which trails by 81 runs heading into the final day.