Alastair Cook expects hard work in 2nd Test vs New Zealand at Headingley

The Headingley clash will be England's last Test before they begin the defence of the Ashes, where they will be attempting to win a third straight Test series against Australia for the first time since the 1950s.

updated: May 23, 2013 17:48 IST
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Leeds: England captain Alastair Cook believes Headingley will be far from the bowling-friendly ground of old when the second Test against New Zealand starts at Yorkshire's headquarters on Friday.

England shot out the Black Caps for just 68 in their second innings at Lord's last week to set-up a 170-run win that put them go 1-0 up in a two-match series.

Stuart Broad, with a Test-best seven for 44, and James Anderson -- who took his 300th Test wicket at Lord's -- did the bulk of the damage.

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