England v New Zealand: Pick the hosts' team for first Test at Lord's

A split image of England batters Ben Stokes (left) and Jonny Bairstow (right) celebrating centuries, on a dark blue square and black background
England v New Zealand, first Test
Venue: Lord's Dates: 2-6 June
Coverage: Daily highlights on BBC Two and iPlayer. Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW, online, tablets, mobiles and BBC Sport app. Live text commentary and clips on the BBC Sport website and app

England's new era under captain Ben Stokes and coach Brendon McCullum begins with the first Test against New Zealand on 2 June.

The hosts are looking to turn their fortunes around after a run of just one win in their last 17 Tests.

Stokes has said he will drop down a place to bat at number six, while former captain Joe Root will return to four, but do you agree? Does uncapped batter Harry Brook replace fellow Yorkshireman Jonny Bairstow? And does Durham pace bowler Matty Potts also make his debut at Lord's?

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