England tour of New Zealand 2013 1st Test: New Zealand Vs England at Dunedin, Mar 6-10, 2013.
Series: England tour of New Zealand 2013
Teams: New Zealand Vs England
Venue: Played at University Oval, Dunedin
Match Type: Test match - (5-day match)
Time: 22:30 GMT | 03:00 AM IST
Toss: New Zealand won the toss and elected to field first
Stumps - Day 2
England 167 all out. New Zealand 131 for 0
10th Test duck for Kevin Pietersen at Dunedin. His 5th "first ball" duck in Tests (twice vs Pak, once each vs Aus/WI/NZ).
Debutant Hamish Rutherford on 77. His father Ken Rutherford's first 7 Test innings yielded 0, 0, 4, 0, 2, 1 & 5.
Day 1 Play washes out without a ball bowled in Dunedin as heavy rain swept across the ground shortly after New Zealand had won the toss and put England into bat.
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum had won the toss and asked England to bat in overcast conditions and gloomy light but umpires Asad Rauf and Paul Reiffel took a reading before play was due to start at 10:30 AM and delayed the start.
The last occasion the opening day of a Test match washed off in New Zealand: 18-3-2005 vs Aus at Wellington (Match drawn).
Graeme Swann has been ruled out of the entire series with New Zealand and will undergo surgery on his troublesome elbow.
New Zealand Playing XI: Peter Fulton, Hamish Rutherford, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Dean Brownlie, Brendon McCullum(c), BJ Watling(wk), Tim Southee, Bruce Martin, Neil Wagner, Trent Boult
England Playing XI: Alistair Cook(c), Nick Compton, Jonathan Trott, Kevin Pietersen, Ian Bell, Joe Root, Matt Prior(wk), Stuart Broad, Steve Finn, James Anderson, Monty Panesar