sport news BUMBLE AT THE TEST: Stuart Broad has a spring in his step in Christchurch

England posted a healthy lead over New Zealand on day three of the second Test in Christchurch as talk continues to swirl around Australia's ball-tampering scandal. 

Stuart Broad's consistent deliveries of over 140mph bode well moving forward and James Vince showed what he is about with a solid batting performance. 

Here, Sportsmail's DAVID LLOYD gives his views from Christchurch on the last few days...

Stuart Broad bowled over 140kph in New Zealand which could be important moving forward

Stuart Broad bowled over 140kph in New Zealand which could be important moving forward

I was watching the speed gun and it was significant that Stuart Broad was consistently over 140 kph during his six-wicket haul. 

He will be thrilled with that and it could be very important moving forward. Broad, at 31, decided what he’d been doing wasn’t good enough. He’s got a real bounce in his step now. 

But once again a last-wicket stand frustrated England. Where do you put your fielders when the hitting is so unorthodox? 

They tried the short ball and social media was screaming out for yorkers. They did try a few and they were hit to some strange places. The thing to do is keep your nerve and aim at the stumps.

Managed to see the big fight at the ground before play. It seemed a bit of a non-event to me and a comfortable points win for AJ. 

My New Zealand colleagues kept saying ‘wait until Joseph gets going’ but they were still saying that in the 10th! England 1 New Zealand 0. Never in doubt…

Anthony Joshua beat Joseph Parker by a unanimous points decision in Cardiff on Saturday

Anthony Joshua beat Joseph Parker by a unanimous points decision in

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