England's Ashes preparations were rocked on Sunday after spinner Jack Leach was ruled out of the entire series with a back stress fracture.
While Stuart Broad finished with 4-49, his long-time and record-breaking partner James Anderson took 4-18 bowling out the Kiwis for 127 runs.
Mark Wood destroyed Pakistan hopes with his fearsome pace and led aggressive England to a sensational 26-run victory inside four days in the second Test on Monday.
In batting for all of the fourth day, in productive partnerships with Henry Nicholls, Daryl Mitchell and Tom Blundell, Williamson guided New Zealand from a 226 run deficit when England enforced the follow-on Sunday to a...
Pakistan hit back early through spinner Abrar Ahmed, who claimed Zak Crawley leg before wicket without scoring in his first over.
The visitors are 1-0 up after the 74-run win at Rawalpindi in their first Test in Pakistan in 17 years.
On the first day the rain came after only 65 overs when England already was 315-3. With Harry Brook making 186 and Joe Root an unbeaten 153 in a 302-run partnership, England was able to declare its first innings at 435-8.
Half-centuries by Harry Brook and Ben Duckett led England to 202-5 — an overall lead of 281 runs — on Day Two after Pakistan had crumbled for 202 in the first session.
Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq and Abdullah Shafique hit tons on a run-friendly wicket before England bounced back with four late wickets before the end of day's play.
Imam-ul-Haq was not out on 90 and Abdullah Shafique was unbeaten on 89 as they played out over two sessions before bad light closed out play.
England are coming into this Test match against India on the back of three back-to-back wins against New Zealand at home. The England vs India fifth Test match...
Ollie Pope (81 not out) and Joe Root (55 not out) are currently at the crease for England against New Zealand. The duo shares an undefeated 132-run partnership...
At the close of play on Day 2 of the third Test, England were 264/6. New Zealand made 329 in their first innings.
At the close of play on Day 1 of the third Test, New Zealand were 225/5 with Daryl Mitchell and Tom Blundell in another century stand.
New Zealand batter Henry Nicholls became a victim of bizarre dismissal in the third Test against England.
England spinner Jack Leach landed on his head awkwardly while trying to save a boundary from Devon Conway in the sixth over of the first Test against New...