New Zealand v England: Steven Finn equals his Test-best haul

Steven Finn took 6-125 but England’s batsmen struggled as New Zealand continued to dominate the final Test.

Fast bowler Finn dismissed Peter Fulton for 136 before taking four wickets in 14 balls after tea to equal his Test-best and dismiss the hosts for 443.

But the tourists lost captain Alastair Cook for four and Jonathan Trott for 27 and ended day two in Auckland on 50-2, some 393 behind New Zealand.

England now face a huge challenge to force a series-winning victory.

They would have been facing a bigger deficit but for a superb effort from the dogged Finn in the first hour of the final session. Read more
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