James Anderson

England’s gamble pays off as tourists gain the upper hand against New Zealand

A gambler's declaration from Ben Stokes paid off in style on day one of England's day/night Test against New Zealand, following swashbuckling scores from Harry Brook and Ben Duckett.

James Anderson and Stuart Broad

James Anderson and Stuart Broad on verge of more Test history in New Zealand

James Anderson and Stuart Broad have the chance to eclipse Australian greats Shane Warne and Glenn McGrath as the most prolific bowling partnership in Test history.

Eoin Morgan

England World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan retires from cricket

England's World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.

New Zealand Black Caps

New Zealand scrambling to assemble their XI for first Test against England

New Zealand are scrambling to get their team together ahead of Thursday's first Test against England, with travel disruption caused by Cyclone Gabrielle playing a part.

Brendon McCullum

Brendon McCullum doesn’t see a limit for England with Ben Stokes in charge

Brendon McCullum is happy to watch Ben Stokes "write his own scripts" as England's captain as the pair continue to push the boundaries in Test cricket.

Jack Leach

England spinner Jack Leach 'having too much fun to get ill now'

England spinner Jack Leach is grateful for another chance to play New Zealand away after the last time against the Kiwis he did not take part due to being hospitalised.