Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

725dAndrew Miller

England swing to innings victory

England enjoyed an old-fashioned day of swing-induced dominance, as Zimbabwe fumbled to an innings and 92-run defeat in the first npower Test at Lord's

725dThe Wisden Verdict by Andrew Miller at Lord's

The happy ending

It took some time, but like a feature-length episode of Scooby Doo , Zimbabwe's bowlers finally stopped ghosting past the bat and were exposed as an all-too-human outfit

725dThe Wisden Bulletin by Steven Lynch

England take charge

Mark Butcher celebrates his hundred © Getty Images Mark Butcher's seventh century put England in a commanding position on the second day of the first npower Test at Lord's

725dThe Wisden Verdict by Andrew Miller

That morning-after feeling

A blustery mid-May morning, England making unspectacular progress against a moving ball - and not a murmur of protest in sight

725dMartin Williamson at Lord's

A quintessentially English affair

Making a point: protestors outside the Grace Gates © Getty Images If the officials of the England & Wales Cricket Board had a sleepless night fearing civil unrest and rioting in St John's Wood, they needn't have worried