Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Thu 23 May 2024 Feature: Players who have quit series' mid-way English wicket-keeper Matt Prior has become the latest casualty of the pressure of international cricket. He has decided to step down as the wicket-keeper Matt Prior showed exceptional mental strength in rescuing England The Auckland Test was a case of so near yet so far for New Zealand as the visiting Englishmen hung on by the scruff off their neck to draw the game, and with it the series, as both the earlier Tests had also ended in stalemates – a rare occurrence in today’s day and age. Prior’s superb ton helps England to pull off remarkable draw in Auckland Test England pulled off a sensational draw in the Third and final Test at the Eden Park in Auckland from a losing position. With the unexpected stalemate, the New Zealand-England series ended with a 0-0 draw. England make inroads after piling up 465 New Zealand are on the backfoot at 66 for 3 in 33 overs by Stumps on Day 2 of the Second Test at the Basin Reserve in Wellington in reply to England’s first innings total of 465. Anderson puts India in dire straits after England's 330 India finds itself in a losing position as the big names failed once yet again! James Anderson swung the new ball and the old ball at will to take three top order wickets to put India in dire straits. Motera Test: 1st innings collapse did irreparable damage to England England fought back credibly well in their second innings at Motera, Ahmedabad thanks to their skipper Alastair Cook and wicket-keeper Matt Prior. But, while the comeback allowed them to avoid the ignominy of an innings loss... Cook, Prior carry England's fightback to Day 5 A superb unbroken partnership between Skipper Alastair Cook and Matt Prior defied India all through the post tea session to take the Ahmedabad Test into the final day. England batsmen hit form in drawn match The 3-day tour match of England against India A ended in a draw at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai.