The 2nd day of the 1st Test between England and New Zealand rolled on the field yesterday. Let’s have a look at the article to know about the exciting moments of the game.
ENG vs NZ (1st Test – Day 2)
New Zealand, who lost 3 for 246 at the end of the first day, came to the field on the second day with Devon Conway (136*) and Henry Nicholls (46*) at the crease. The two batsmen put New Zealand in a good position with a big pair of 174 runs on the fourth wicket. Then sudden collapse started in the New Zealand camp. The visitors lost 4 wickets to add only 6 runs from 288 runs for 3 wickets. Kane Williamson’s team felt in danger suddenly with the great bowling of English fast bowler Mark Wood at Lord’s.
The big pair was broken by Mark Wood taking the wicket of Nicholls who scored 61 runs. New Zealand then lost BJ Watling (1), Colin de Grandhomme (0), and Mitchell Santner (0) one after one. Ollie Robinson took the wicket of de Grandhomme and Wood took the other two. Then Conway was fighting alone. The opener hit a double century in his debut test in England’s soil as the first batsman in the history of cricket. In the end, his innings of 200 from 347 balls with 22 boundaries and 1 six ended in an unfortunate runout. Conway was dismissed as the last batsman in the Kiwis’ innings. As a result, the Kiwis’ innings stopped at 378 runs. Ollie Robinson took the maximum number of 4 wickets for England.
After that, the English batsmen lost 2 wickets within 18 runs in reply. Dominic Sibley was lbw for 0 off Kyle Jamieson. Zak Crawley got caught behind the wicket scoring 2 runs. However, Rory Burns and Joe Root managed the danger in the third wicket. They finished the day with 111 runs, forming a pair of 97 runs. Burns and Root will play on the third day in the morning with 59 and 42 runs respectively.
New Zealand (1st Innings) – 378/10 (122.4)
England (1st Innings) – 111/2 (43.0)
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