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England vs New Zealand: 1st Check ends in a draw after England lose solely 2 wickets in ultimate 2 classes


The primary Check between England and New Zealand resulted in a draw because the hosts misplaced solely 3 wickets within the ultimate two classes of the match at Lord’s. Dom Sibley scored an unbeaten fifty for England within the 2nd innings.

The primary Check between England and New Zealand resulted in draw on Sunday (AP Picture)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The primary Check between England and New Zealand resulted in a draw on Sunday
  • England misplaced solely 3 wickets within the ultimate two classes after Kane Williamson’s declaration
  • The match witnessed New Zealand debutant Devon Conway slam a double hundred

New Zealand confirmed utmost professionalism and tried until the top to win the match after declaring the innings with a few classes left on Day 5 of the primary Check towards England at Lord’s on Sunday.

The Blackcaps pacers bowled their coronary heart out however may handle solely 3 English wickets as Dom Sibley (60*) accomplished his fifth Check fifty.

Beginning the ultimate day at 67 for two, New Zealand misplaced wickets on common intervals after the departure of nightwatchman Neil Wagner for 10. Debutant wicketkeeper James Bracey took catch as one other debutant Ollie Robinson picked his seventh wicket of the match with the scalp.

Ross Taylor (33) and Henry Nicholls (23) received begins however fell to Mark Wooden and Joe Root respectively. BJ Watling (15) and all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme (9) had been on the crease when Kane Williamson determined to declare his group’s innings at 169 for the lack of 6 wickets. The decision was taken after one other spherical of bathe which pressured an early lunch.

England openers Rory Burns and Dom Sibley stitched 49 runs earlier than the previous was outdone by Tim Southee. Zak Crawley failed for the 2nd time within the match and received out on a person rating of two runs once more. Apparently, just like the earlier innings, the bower who received his wicket was additionally the identical. Tim Southee bowled an out-swinging supply which was pushed by Crawley however straight into the fingers of Henry Nicholls at gully.

England captain Joe Root, who scored 42 within the first innings, was trapped in entrance of the stumps by Neil Wagner for 40. Ollie Pope (20*) was on the crease with Sibley when the 2 groups determined to shake fingers with round half-a-dozen overs left.

The match witnessed New Zealand debutant Devon Conway slam a double hundred on debut. Had rain not washed out total day’s play on third day, a outcome between these two groups may have been very effectively doable.

The second Check between the 2 groups might be performed from June 10 in Birmingham.

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