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Cricket Highlights, 04 Jun: ENG vs NZ (1st Test-Day 3)

Rain has washed away the 3rd day’s game of the 1st Test between England and New Zealand. Let’s have a glimpse over the article to know about the happenings of the match till now.

ENG vs NZ (1st Test – Day 3)

It waited till the last part of the day to roll the game on the field. But due to the continuous rain, not a single ball was played at Lord’s on Friday. As a result, the whole game of the day was washed away in the rain.

Hosts England and New Zealand are battling at Lord’s, cricketing heaven. The weather forecast already predicted the possibility of rain. That proved to be true on the third day of the match. Now there are doubts about getting the result of this match.

As the entire one day of the match was abandoned due to rain, the remaining two days of the match will be played in 98 overs. The fourth day’s play will start on Saturday at the scheduled time. However, it will end after half an hour from the regular time and if there is light, an additional half an hour will be played.

England finished the second day of the match with 111 runs for 2 wickets. Joe Root and Rory Burns are unbeaten with a pair of 93 runs for the third wicket. Rory Burns is unbeaten on 59 with smashing the ninth fifty of his Test career. On the other hand, there are 42 runs from 112 balls next to the name of Root, who is waiting for his fifty.

New Zealand scored 378 runs before being bowled out with the help of a historic double century by debutant Devon Conway. England is still 267 runs behind the visitors. 

An amazing cricket battle between the Kiwis and the English Lions has started. Predict the winners between them and place bets on!

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