As it happened: England vs New Zealand, First Test, Day 2

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: May 17, 2013, 3:10 PM IST
As it happened: England vs New Zealand, First Test, Day 2

James Anderson took his 300th Test wicket and then ended a bold counter-attack by New Zealand's Ross Taylor as England fought back in the first Test at Lord's. The two players lit up a Lord's bathed in artificial floodlight to counter the overhead gloom of Friday's second day which ended with New Zealand 153 for four in reply to England's first innings 232, a deficit of 79 runs.

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Day 1 Round-up:

In the curtain-raiser to an action-packed English summer of international cricket, New Zealand stole the show by limiting England to a plodding 160 for 4 on the first day of the first Test at Lord's. At stumps, Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow were 25 and 3 not out respectively.

First Published: May 17, 2013, 3:10 PM IST

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