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10 wickets, 49 runs on the final day- England achieve 124 run win over New Zealand

England win by 124 runs at Lords. Image: @englandcricket

England win by 124 runs at Lords. Image: @englandcricket

England followed a vastly improved day of batting with an equally very good day of bowling and have won the first test against New Zealand at Lords.

On the last day Alastair Cook’s team took 10 wickets and added 49 runs to win by 124 runs.

The Investec Man of the Match is Ben Stokes- hardly surprising his remarkable achievement in test cricket by scoring the fastest century with only 85 balls yesterday.

The England squad for the second test has been announced:

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