Lord’s Check: Tim Southee, Rory Burns headline hard-fought 4th day as New Zealand construct on lead vs England

New Zealand stretched their result in 165 with the assistance of unbeaten Tom Latham on Day 4 after Tim Southee picked up a six-wicket haul to bowl out England for 275 on the stroke of Tea at Lord’s on Saturday.

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson continues to struggle in England. (Reuters Photo)

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson continues to wrestle in England. (Reuters Photograph)


  • New Zealand go to stumps on 62/2, with a lead of 165, on day 4
  • Tim Southee took six wickets whereas England opener Rory Burns hit 132
  • England had been bowled out for 275 within the first innings on Day 4

New Zealand had been on 62/2 with a lead of 165 runs at stumps of the fourth day of the primary Check towards England at Lord’s in London. Earlier within the day, New Zealand pacer Southee took six wickets whereas England opener Rory Burns hit 132 on his facet’s approach to being bowled out for 275 within the first innings.

Burns (132) saved the New Zealand assault at bay whereas the wickets tumbled on the different finish at common intervals, with 4 batsmen trudging again to the pavilion after being dismissed for geese.

The opener led a painful however charmed life – hit on the pinnacle twice, thrown a lifeline when wicketkeeper BJ Watling missed an opportunity to stump him, and dropped by Southee within the slips off Neil Wagner when he was on 88.

England had resumed the day on 111-2 after rain washed out day three and Kyle Jamieson gave New Zealand the right begin when he dismissed Joe Root with the primary supply of the day.

At one level a follow-on appeared distinctly attainable, with England far behind on 140-6.

Nonetheless, Ollie Robinson offered some resistance and practically marked his debut with a half-century solely to fall at 42 when he pulled a brief ball to Jamieson at lengthy leg to offer Southee his fifth wicket.

Stuart Broad drew a cheer when he smashed the primary six of the innings, however he was punished the very subsequent ball when Wagner had him bowled.

Burns was operating out of companions, however final man James Anderson pissed off the guests, and the pair stitched collectively a 52-run partnership, with Burns reaching his century earlier than changing into Southee’s sixth sufferer when he was caught behind.

New Zealand posted a primary innings complete of 378, with debutant Devon Conway scoring a double ton.

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