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There are rumours that the batsman's England career is over

Matt Prior of England is hugged by Stuart Broad as he leaves the field with Monty Panesar at the end of day five of the Third Test match against New Zealand

New Zealand v England: Matt Prior holds firm to earn tourists stunning draw but Alastair Cook orders an inquest into failures

Captain demands England learn the lessons of ‘disappointing’ series after Prior saves the day

Brendon McCullum of New Zealand talks to England captain Alastair Cook following the series draw

New Zealand v England: Alastair Cook couldn't watch final overs

England held on to draw the third Test and the series

Steve Finn is in fine form with the ball having shortened his run-up

New Zealand v England: Steven Finn remains positive despite struggles

The hosts reached 250 for one today

England captain Alastair Cook and coach Andy Flower walk on to the outfield to inspect the ground before rain cause the Test with New Zealand to end in a draw

New Zealand v England: Third Test preview

The sides meet tonight with the series level at 0-0

Despite a couple of scares Kevin Pietersen made 68 by lunch

Kevin Pietersen absence a blow admits Alastair Cook

Batsman will miss final Test against New Zealand

England captain Alastair Cook and coach Andy Flower walk on to the outfield to inspect the ground before rain cause the Test with New Zealand to end in a draw

New Zealand v England: 'One-Test series' to decide outcome after rain hits play

Final Test starts later this week

New Zealand v England: Alastair Cook ready for one-match Test series

The second Test was drawn after being hit by rain

New Zealand v England: Poor show all round as England's bowlers battle on bland pitch

Test cricket is in an unequal struggle for survival. Other elements of the modern world continue to intrude on its well-being, not least other forms cricket.

Broadside: The pick of the England attack takes a smart return catch to dismiss New Zealand’s Kane Williamson

Stuart Broad takes 6-51 as England force New Zealand follow-on in second Test

Second Test, day three: England 465 v New Zealand 254 & 77-1 (following on)

Stuart Broad in action in New Zealand

Andy Flower confident Stuart Broad turning the corner on comeback trail

Bowler showed signs of improvement in the first Test against New Zealand

Opening pair keep England on course for draw with New Zealand in first Test

England 167 & 234-1 New Zealand 460-9 decl.

New Zealand v England: Hamish Rutherford piles on agony in first Test

England’s unforeseen misery multiplied in the First Test today. Having failed catastrophically with the bat, they were severely undermined with the ball as New Zealand built an imposing first innings lead of 235.

Hamish Rutherford celebrates his century

New Zealand v England first Test: Record-breaking debutant centurion Hamish Rutherford gives hosts imposing first-innings lead

Record-breaking debutant centurion Hamish Rutherford piled on England's agony in the first Test at the University Oval.

New Zealand v England first Test: England produce abject batting performance

Tourists all out for 167 in first innings

Neil Wagner celebrates the dismissal of Kevin Pietersen

Matt Prior unperturbed but England’s batsmen fluff first Test auditions

England’s batsmen can only hope now that it will be all right on the day. They fluffed their lines like a dressing room full of ham actors in the  second and final dress rehearsal yesterday.

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