Michael Vaughan, Geoffrey Boycott blast 'sloppy' England

England were bowled out in under two sessions, with several batsmen playing a key role in their own dismissal because of poor shots.

updated: March 07, 2013 23:11 IST
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London: Michael Vaughan and Geoffrey Boycott both slammed the performance of England's batsmen following their embarrassing start to the Test series in New Zealand.

Thursday saw the tourists collapse to just 167 all out in the first innings of the opening Test in Dunedin on a good batting pitch against a capable, if hardly stellar, New Zealand bowling attack.

England's miserable batting display was then put into context by the hosts reaching 131 without loss on Thursday's second day, the first day of match action after Wednesday's total washout.

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