In the The second and final ongoing test of the England-New Zealand two-match seriesToday, the hosts are starting big. The inaugural pair of Rory Burns And the Dominic Sibley He gave their team a solid start, adding 67 throws without dropping a small pitch in the first session.
However, after lunch, the visitors came back strong thanks to the speed Matt Henry Who drew the blood first. Henry smashed the opening stands for 72 shots with a Sibley class for 35 shots. The right arm threw a short ball of good length around the 5th and 6th torso area, and Sibley went behind her, leading to an outside edge, which was caught by the wicket guard. Tom Blondel.
Henry didn’t stop there just because he made another breakthrough, removing England’s captain Joe Root For a result of only 4 runs with an exciting delivery. The Christchurch-born throws a good-length ball marginally out of the trunk.
Root advanced to defend but was overcome by a late delivery away. The English captain got a thick outer edge, and Blundell sprinted to his right to complete the catch.
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New Zealand has taken three fast gates since lunch.
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Blondel comes instead of BJ Watling
Blundell, who picked up two of England’s first three wickets, was replaced BJ Watling For the job after he missed the latter due to his back pain.
“The injury has been bothersome for Wattling in the past, and although it has improved in the last 24 hours, it hasn’t improved enough to be confident that he will pass a full test behind the logs,” he said. He said New Zealand Cricket (NZC) In a media statement.
Tourists are also without the services of their hit star and regular skipper Ken Williamson In the second test. Williamson has been disqualified due to an elbow injury. In the absence of the 30-year-old’s opening match, Tom Latham He was assigned the leadership duties.