Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Day 5

548dAndrew Miller in Wellington

'We've tried to respect the game' - Vaughan

"We'll celebrate properly and then make sure we get our heads on and train very hard leading into that game in Napier," Michael Vaughan said after the Wellington win

548dThe Bulletin by Andrew Miller at Wellington

Sidebottom ends England's drought

Ryan Sidebottom bowled England to their first Test victory for nine months, and their first overseas since the tour of India two years ago, as New Zealand were dismissed for 311 on the final day in Wellington

548dAndrew Miller at Wellington

Vettori: Ambrose's innings was the difference

New Zealand's captain, Daniel Vettori, was predictably despondent as he reflected on his side's 126-run defeat against England at Wellington, a result that levelled the series and gave England the momentum going into next week's decider in Napier

Day 4

548dThe Bulletin by Will Luke

England chip away at New Zealand

England inched closer to a series-levelling victory on a blustery fourth day in Wellington, reducing New Zealand to 242 for 6 at stumps, but they didn't help their cause in spilling five straightforward chances. Brendon McCullum and Jacob Oram counteratta

548dAndrew Miller in Wellington

Broad benefits from tough start

England had a poor day in the field, but still finished within touching distance of levelling the series in Wellington as the bowlers put in a fine effort with Stuart Broad playing a key role

Day 3

548dAndrew Miller in Wellington

Anderson in doubt after ankle injury

James Anderson has given England an injury scare after going over on his left ankle during a warm-down game of football after the third day in Wellington

548dCricinfo staff

Oram charged with dissent

Jacob Oram, the New Zealand allrounder, has been fined 20% of his match fee after being found guilty of dissent during the second Test against England in Wellington

Day 1

548dAndrew Miller in Wellington

Ambrose cuts a dash

Andrew Miller presents the plays of the day from the opening exchanges of the second Test between New Zealand and England

548dAndrew Miller in Wellington

The joy of six for Cook

Andrew Miller presents the plays of the day from the third day of the second Test between New Zealand and England

548dAndrew Miller in Wellington

Sublime to ridiculous

Andrew Miller presents the plays of the day from the fourth day of the second Test between New Zealand and England

548dAndrew Miller in Wellington

England find their free spirit

For a period during the afternoon session it looked as though England were heading out the series, but then their new wicketkeeper - Tim Ambrose - stood up with a fine attacking innings to shift the momentum

548dAndrew Miller in Wellington

Many thanks to Auckland

Andrew Miller presents the plays of the day from the second day of the second Test between New Zealand and England as James Anderson takes five wickets

Others

548dThe Bulletin by Will Luke

England on top with huge lead

England maintained the high ground of the second Test in Wellington, extending their overnight lead over New Zealand from 148 to 421 at stumps on the third day

548dThe Bulletin by Will Luke

Anderson five puts England in control

England grasped control of the second Test in Wellington, with James Anderson picking up his fourth five-wicket haul to help dismiss New Zealand for 198 shortly before stumps on the second day

548dThe Bulletin by Will Luke

Ambrose leads England rally

A superbly crafted 97 from Tim Ambrose hauled England out of a deep hole on the first day against New Zealand in Wellington to keep their hopes of levelling the series alive

548dAndrew Miller in Wellington

McCullum backs New Zealand to compete

All in all, New Zealand are up against it in the second Test, but Brendon McCullum says it was not for want of effort on their part

548dAndrew Miller in Wellington

A mouse who's beginning to roar

When you watch James Anderson bowl as he did today - with pace, panache, confidence and intense skill - you throw your arms to the heavens and wonder where he's been for the past five years

New Zealand 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st18MD BellJM How
2nd51SP FlemingMD Bell
3rd1SP FlemingMS Sinclair
4th81MS SinclairLRPL Taylor
5th22JDP OramLRPL Taylor
6th69JDP OramBB McCullum
7th4DL VettoriBB McCullum
8th24KD MillsBB McCullum
9th41BB McCullumMR Gillespie
10th0CS MartinBB McCullum