Second Test preview: England v New Zealand

The second Test between England and New Zealand takes place at Headingley in Leeds, where a draw is not often on the cards. It's happened just once this century, actually. But with the amount of rain forecast, that stat might change.

Root: Stokes puts teams under pressure

England vice-captain Joe Root has insisted that the team encourages allrounder Ben Stokes to play his natural game no matter what situation they find themselves in.

Pitch report: Headingley, Leeds

With both Sunday and Monday set for persistent showers, hopefully Lancashire's Anderson has enough time to get that 400th wicket, even if it's on arch rival territory.

Stokes' blood is '100 percent New Zealand'

England all-rounder Ben Stokes was the star of the first Test at Lord's this past week, where he scored a century and bowled with fire against New Zealand, the country of his birth and childhood, to give England the win.

Kiwis set to be without Watling, Anderson

New Zealand are set to be without two key players in the second Test against England at Headingley on Friday, with wicketkeeper BJ Watling and all-rounder Corey Anderson struggling for fitness.