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Five New Zealanders cleared to skip two warm-up games

IPL players will arrive late for England tour

Five New Zealand players signed with the Indian Premier League have been given permission to miss the opening two matches of the England tour

New Zealand v England, 3rd Test, Napier, 5th day

'England deserved to win' - Vettori

Daniel Vettori admitted the better team won and is worried about his side's fragile top order but thinks New Zealand have no worries on the bowling front

New Zealand v England, 3rd Test, Napier, 5th day

Vaughan savours hard-fought triumph

Michael Vaughan has lauded his team-mates for England's convincing victory in Napier, one which helped them claim their first overseas series win in three years

England in New Zealand 2007-08

Stretched to the limit

New Zealand had their chances to take the series, but their thin resources were eventually exploited by England

England in New Zealand 2007-08

Sidebottom's transformation

England have bounced back from defeat in the opening Test in Hamilton to take their series against New Zealand with two convincing victories in Wellington and Napier

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Hoggard and Harmison back to county scene

Steve Harmison and Matthew Hoggard will have the opportunity to fight for their England places from the start of the domestic season after being released to their counties for all the matches ahead of the first Test against New Zealand

New Zealand v England, 3rd Test, Napier, 4th day

Big, bad and better than his dad

Stuart Broad is big. He's bad. And he's better than his dad. The Barmy Army has always been an organisation for bold statements, but on this occasion they might just have a point

New Zealand v England, 3rd Test, Napier, 4th day

Fleming 'only just' satisfied

By tea Stephen Fleming had achieved his first aim, the 54 runs required to nudge his career average past 40, but within minutes of the resumption, he was gone - not to a sublime piece of skill from the bowler, Monty Panesar, but to yet another wafty, half