England v New Zealand, 1st Test, 2015

Brendon McCullum certain New Zealand ready for Lord's Test

Brendon McCullum certain New Zealand ready for Lord's Test

Brendon McCullum says there will be no excuses from New Zealand over a lack of preparation in the first Test against England on Thursday.

First Test: England v New Zealand preview

England captain Alastair Cook is expecting a tough test from New Zealand in the first match of their two-Test series which starts at Lord's on Thursday.

England v New Zealand: Broad, Strauss and Hussain starred in past

England and New Zealand will renew acquaintances at Lord’s on Thursday in the first of two Tests.

Alastair Cook insists there was no Kevin Pietersen ultimatum

Test captain Alastair Cook insists he issued 'no ultimatum' to England's management before they decided to continue Kevin Pietersen's international exile.

England first Test display crucial to Kevin Pietersen future

England cannot afford a poor performance in the first Test against New Zealand if the team is to move on from the Kevin Pietersen saga, says Michael Vaughan.