Half-centuries from Joe Root and Jonathan Trott helped England to a 205-run lead over New Zealand in the opening cricket Test at Lord’s in London.
England slumped to 209-8 at lunch of the second day of the opening Test against New Zealand, losing four wickets this morning at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London.
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.
Steven Finn was the keystone of England’s defiance yesterday as his team held out for a draw in the first cricket Test against New Zealand.
New Zealand needs six wickets on the final day to secure its first Test cricket series victory against England in 14 years after setting the touring team a record 481 runs to win and reducing it to 90-4.
Fast-bowler Steven Finn has been ruled out of England’s second cricket Test against India by a thigh injury, Sky Sports reported, citing coach Andy Flower.
Fast bowler Stuart Meaker will join the England cricket squad in India next week as cover for injured Steven Finn, the England and Wales Cricket Board said in a statement.
New Zealand leads England by 393 runs after day two of their cricket series decider in Auckland.
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"The two guys that are in have performed fantastically well for England for a long time."
- Steven Finn on Aug 19, 2012