Ryan Sidebottom and Paul Collingwood test out their hamstring injuries, New Zealand Select XI v England XI, Dunedin, March 1, 2008 © Getty Images

  • Mar 1, 2008

    Tim Ambrose cracks one of his five boundaries in a brisk 33 © Getty Images

  • Mar 1, 2008

    Ian Bell spent valuable time in the middle making an unbeaten 104 © Getty Images

  • Mar 1, 2008

    Andrew Strauss finds his form ahead of the first Test © Getty Images

  • Mar 1, 2008

    Andrew Strauss reaches his century © Getty Images

  • Feb 29, 2008

    Gloomy scenes in Dunedin © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Feb 29, 2008

    Kevin Pietersen muscles the ball in the direction of midwicket during his 71-ball 53 © Getty Images

  • Feb 29, 2008

    Andrew Strauss works the ball off his pads © Getty Images

  • Feb 29, 2008

    Andrew Strauss acknowledges the cheers after reaching his half-century © Getty Images

  • Feb 29, 2008

    The England players cool off after rain interrupted play © Getty Images

  • Feb 29, 2008

    Graeme Swann is delighted with Monty Panesar's after the latter claimed a wicket © Getty Images

  • Feb 29, 2008

    Steve Harmison gets rid of Grant Elliott © Getty Images

  • Feb 29, 2008

    Chris Tremlett grimaces after a recurrence of a side strain © Getty Images

  • Feb 28, 2008

    Steve Harmison had a tough first day © Getty Images

  • Feb 28, 2008

    Michael Vaughan and Steve Harmison discuss strategy © Getty Images

  • Feb 28, 2008

    Matthew Bell drops his bat after being struck by a bouncer © Getty Images

  • Feb 28, 2008

    Kevin Pietersen drives off the back foot during his half-century © Getty Images

  • Feb 28, 2008

    Andrew Strauss takes the long walk back to the pavilion © Getty Images

  • Feb 28, 2008

    Iain O'Brien prepares to send in a delivery © Getty Images