Matt Henry made early breakthroughs for New Zealand A

England Lions v New Zealand A, Tri-series, New Road

Rutherford takes NZ A to tri-series success

Abundant batting line-up or not, England Lions have not advanced their World Cup claims by the manner in which they have twice been dismantled by an experienced New Zealand A in the Royal London tri-series

Vithushan Ehantharajah at Bristol

Jonny Bairstow's century kept the chase alive

England Lions v New Zealand A, Tri-series, Bristol

Bairstow masks weak Lions display

England Lions' 22-run defeat flattered them. Were it not for a world-class knock from Jonny Bairstow, the margin of defeat would have been sizeable enough to worry about England's ODI reserves.

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New Zealand A v England Lions, Only Twenty20 Match

Stewart and Hopkins punish England Lions

A blistering 88 off just 39 balls from Shanan Stewart and an aggressive 41 from wicketkeeper Gareth Hopkins shut England Lions out of the Twenty20 match in New Plymouth as New Zealand A punished their bowlers, scoring a mammoth 227 for 6

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New Zealand A v England Lions, 2nd unofficial ODI

James Marshall ton seals series for New Zealand A

New Zealand A won another high-scoring contest at Fitzherbert Park to clinch the series against the visiting England Lions 2-0

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New Zealand A v England Lions, 1st unofficial ODI

Ingram and Diamanti set up win for New Zealand A

The pitch at Fitzherbert Park behaved in much the same way as the tracks used for the ODI series between India and New Zealand, playing host to a run-fest in which over 700 runs were scored

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New Zealand A v England Lions, 2nd unofficial Test, 4th day

Robertson ton secures tense draw for NZ A

England came within one wicket of winning the two-match series against New Zealand A but faced formidable resistance from Iain Robertson and had to settle for a draw on the final day at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval

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New Zealand A v England Lions, 2nd unofficial Test, 3rd day

Wright ton leaves host with massive chase

Luke Wright's brisk century carried England Lions to a massive total, and going into the final day in Lincoln the tourists were nine wickets away from claiming the series

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New Zealand A v England Lions, 2nd unofficial Test, 2nd day

Davies leads England Lions to sizeable lead

Fast bowler Mark Davies took four wickets to help England Lions dismiss New Zealand A for 243 in their first innings in Lincoln, giving the visitors a valuable first-innings lead of 103

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New Zealand A v England Lions, 2nd unofficial Test, 1st day

Patel helps England Lions recover after poor start

Samit Patel, dropped from England's ODI and Twenty20 sides for being overweight, took out his disappointment against New Zealand A on the first day of England Lions' four-day match at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln

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New Zealand A v England Lions, 1st unofficial Test, 3rd day

How powers New Zealand A to 375

Captain Jamie How led from the front with a patient 161 as New Zealand A piled on the runs in Queenstown. Wicketkeeper Peter Ingram and James Franklin provided support with fifties as the hosts finished strongly on a luckless day for the England Lions