The England cricket team's meteorological department proved
better than other weather pundits as rain held off long
enough to secure a 247-run victory over New Zealand at
Headingley in 86 minutes' play on the final day.
Ross Taylor is the only batsman to come away from the away
test series against England with respectability. In four
innings he produced two half centuries of 66 at Lord's and 70
at Headingley in batting performances which otherwise