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Goodbye to the general

He has the most Test runs of any New Zealander, but it is Stephen Fleming's contributions as a master strategist that he will be remembered for

KP and the missing fire

Pietersen's now gone ten innings and counting without so much as a half-century. Something fundamental seems to have altered within his mindset

New Zealand v England, 2nd Test, Wellington, 4th day

Broad benefits from tough start

England had a poor day in the field, but still finished within touching distance of levelling the series in Wellington as the bowlers put in a fine effort with Stuart Broad playing a key role

New Zealand v England, 2nd Test, Wellington, 2nd day

A mouse who's beginning to roar

When you watch James Anderson bowl as he did today - with pace, panache, confidence and intense skill - you throw your arms to the heavens and wonder where he's been for the past five years

England's overseas woes

Since the Ashes triumph in 2005 England have done dismally overseas, with both their batsmen and their bowlers underperforming significantly

New Zealand v England, 2nd Test, Wellington, 1st day

England find their free spirit

For a period during the afternoon session it looked as though England were heading out the series, but then their new wicketkeeper - Tim Ambrose - stood up with a fine attacking innings to shift the momentum