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Friday, 22 May 2015 - 8:15
Joe Root & Ben Stokes lead hosts' fightback
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Joe Root and Ben Stokes rescued England on an entertaining first day of the opening Test against New Zealand at Lord's.

Coming together with England reeling on 30-4, they shared a fifth-wicket stand of 161.

But both missed out on hundreds - Stokes leaving Mark Craig to be bowled for 92 off only 94 balls and Root edging Matt Henry behind to fall for 98.

Jos Buttler fell to the last ball of the day for a patient 67 to leave England 354-7, with Moeen Ali unbeaten on 49.
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