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Day 5

563dAndrew McGlashan in Christchurch

Agonising end to a season of crumbs

Having failed to break New Zealand's lower-order resistance, England will leave Christchurch with many of the same questions that were on their minds on arrival in Perth more than five months ago

564dAndrew McGlashan in Christchurch

'The guys want more Test cricket' - Kane Williamson

On the day of a heroic draw, the big number that loomed was that New Zealand have played only four Tests this season, a reality that captain Williamson said was frustrating

Day 4

565dESPNcricinfo staff

Seven fifties, no hundreds

Despite his consistency with the bat, Joe Root's Test winter has been marked by a failure to convert any of his fifties into a hundred

Day 3

566dAndrew McGlashan in Christchurch

Cook's leanest series stirs talk of future

Another cheap dismissal pushing at Trent Boult extended Alastair Cook's run of indifferent form - but it never pays to write off England's leading Test run-scorer

Day 2

Day 1

568dAndrew McGlashan in Christchurch

Bairstow brilliance papers over England's cracks

England stumbled their way to a passable first-innings total thanks to Jonny Bairstow, but he must surely bat higher if the team is to stop their top-order rot


569dPreview by Andrew McGlashan in Christchurch

Moeen, Woakes dropped as England look to save face

While England are desperately trying to salvage a miserable run in Tests, New Zealand are eyeing a clean sweep that will take them closer to displacing Australia as the No. 3 Test team

New Zealand 4th innings Partnerships

1st42JA RavalTWM Latham
2nd0KS WilliamsonTWM Latham
3rd24LRPL TaylorTWM Latham
4th25TWM LathamHM Nicholls
5th44BJ WatlingTWM Latham
6th27C de GrandhommeTWM Latham
7th57C de GrandhommeIS Sodhi
8th37N WagnerIS Sodhi
9th0TG SoutheeIS Sodhi