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Last Updated: Monday, 14 June, 2004, 07:28 GMT 08:28 UK
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BBC Sport runs the rule over the England side that completed a 3-0 Test series whitewash of New Zealand with a four-wicket win at Trent Bridge.
After he missed the first Test with a knee injury, his 61 in the final Test showed moving down the order may be a good idea.
The revelation of the series after a dream debut ton at Lord's and a half-century in Leeds but struggled against slower bowling.
Rediscovered the form that was so lacking in the West Indies, putting New Zealand on the back foot with a ton and two fifties.
Secured a degree of redemption with a half-century in the Trent Bridge run chase but only managed single figures in four innings.
Calls to retire grew after a scratchy 37 in the first innings at Lord's but a sublime century steered England to an opening win before he called time.
The silent partner to Hussain in the run-chase at Lord's he took centre-stage to clinch the series with some great shot-placement.
Continued his development from stock bowler to strike bowler and rescued first-innings leads with the bat in two Tests.
A maiden century in the second Test improved his confidence with the gloves and he secured his place for some time to come.
Enjoyed his best series ever on home soil, was rejuvenated as an attacking option, rediscovered lost economy and can bat too!
After the first Test, in which his second innings was better than an expensive first, he suffered a series-ending foot injury.
Helped bowl England to victory at Headingley with 4-75 but that was almost half his series haul as he struggled for consistency.
Twice as successful as any other England bowler he failed to run through the line-up but continued his good work from the Caribbean.
Lucky to retain his place when James Anderson recovered from injury. Despite that first-ball wicket he was not threatening.
There were some outstanding individual efforts through the series but it was the team effort which stood out.
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