Close of Play

  • Thu, 21 May - day 1 - England 1st innings 354/7 (MM Ali 49*, 90 ov)
  • Fri, 22 May - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 303/2 (KS Williamson 92*, LRPL Taylor 47*, 77 ov)
  • Sat, 23 May - day 3 - England 2nd innings 74/2 (AN Cook 32*, IR Bell 29*, 26 ov)
  • Sun, 24 May - day 4 - England 2nd innings 429/6 (AN Cook 153*, MM Ali 19*, 118 ov)
  • Mon, 25 May - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 220 (67.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

Runs and wickets galore

1610

Runs scored in the Test, which is the highest since 1930 in a match where 40 wickets have fallen

More than just a keeper

3

Wicketkeepers who have scored 50 or more in both innings of a Lord's Test - Watling, Prior and Dujon

A first for New Zealand?

13

Number of times teams have lost after scoring 500-plus in their first innings. NZ's highest is 433

Poor finishers at Lord's

16.92

New Zealand's 4th innings runs per wicket in Lord's Tests, before this Test (6 innings)

Twin failure

2

Number of times NZ's 2nd wicket hasn't added a single run in a Test when they've batted twice. Previous instance - Leeds, 1958

A pair of ducks

6

Number of times both openers have been dismissed without scoring in an innings for NZ. The last time was in May 2006, v South Africa

A tough ask at Lord's

1-21

The win-loss record for teams when set a 300-plus 4th-innings target at Lord's. The only win was by West Indies in 1984

Bring on the new ball

91

Runs scored by England in the first 13 overs with the second new ball

Quickest Test ton at Lord's

85

Balls faced by Ben Stokes for his 100, the fastest ever in a Lord's Test, beating Mohammad Azharuddin's record of 87 balls

Feels like IPL

20

Runs conceded by Southee in his 23rd over, which equals the most runs he conceded in an over in IPL 2015