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Strauss anchors England to win

May 26, 2008 20:58 IST

Andrew Strauss [Images] struck 106 on Monday to help take England [Images] to an ultimately comfortable six-wicket win over New Zealand [Images] in the second Test at Old Trafford.


England, who trailed New Zealand by 179 runs on the first innings, completed a remarkable recovery to reach 294 for four in their second innings on the fourth day. It was the highest winning total at Old Trafford.

Captain Michael Vaughan [Images] scored 48 and Kevin Pietersen [Images] was run out for 42.

The first Test at Lord's ended in a draw. The third and final Test starts at Trent Bridge in Nottingham on June 5.