Caution from Vaughan as England win

MICHAEL Vaughan saluted England's resilience after they bounced back to win the second Test against New Zealand but admitted they were still some way from becoming “a proper team.

MICHAEL Vaughan saluted England's resilience after they bounced back to win the second Test against New Zealand but admitted they were still some way from becoming “a proper team.”

The England captain celebrated only his side's second overseas Test win in the last 17 outings after they completed a comfortable 126-runs triumph on the final day at the Basin Reserve.

Resuming on 242 for six needing an unlikely 196 to claim victory, New Zealand were dismissed for 311 before lunch with Ryan Sidebottom claiming five for 105 to set up a series finale in Napier next weekend.

It was an impressive turnaround for a side humbled by 189 runs in the opening Test at Hamilton and marks England's first Test triumph in eight matches, but Vaughan is refusing to become carried away.

“I can only say how delighted I am for this set of players and the management because we haven't won many games,” said Vaughan.

"There is an improvement there from Hamilton, but there's still a long way to go before we can start saying we're a proper team again.'

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