Peter Fulton has been around the New Zealand first-class
scene for 14 summers, so when he says he's never seen a Basin
Reserve pitch as green as that being prepared for the second
test starting tomorrow, you listen.
Under-pressure Alastair Cook has called on his demoralised
England team to search their "souls" after their second
straight Ashes test defeat to Australia, the skipper among
those conducting the deepest introspection.