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Taylor not at ease in New Zealand set-up

New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has indicated he is not completely at ease within the team's set-up after returning to the squad for the home series against England

England in New Zealand 2012-13

McCullum excited by emerging depth

New Zealand pushed England to the brink of defeat in two of the three Tests and Brendon McCullum was hopeful they had found the players to take the team forward

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

Prior helps England hold on for heart-stopping draw

It may not have been pretty, it may not have been assured and it may have owed rather more to fortune than they would have liked, but England's last pair somehow clung on to seal a draw on the final day of the Test series against New Zealand in Auckland

New Zealand v England, 3rd Test, Auckland, 3rd day

We do it the hard way - Prior

Matt Prior is adamant that England are capable of recovering from another poor batting display to still emerge with a series win against New Zealand

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England in New Zealand 2012-13

Anderson plays down ankle worries

James Anderson has tried to calm concerns that his ankle could become a significant concern during the English season

New Zealand v England, 3rd Test, Auckland, 2nd day

New Zealand edge ahead after bowlers' day

England claimed the last nine New Zealand wickets to fall on the second day in Auckland for the cost of another 193 runs but, by the close, New Zealand were still the side in the stronger position