New Zealand vs England 2nd Test Day 4: England Fight Back in Match with Joe Root’s Double Century (226)

New Zealand vs England 2nd Test Day 4: England Fight Back in Match with Joe Root’s Double Century (226)

Highlights:

New Zealand (1st Innings): 375/10

  • Tom Latham- 105
  • Daryl Mitchell- 73
  • Ross Taylor- 53

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England (1st Innings): 476/10

  • Joe Root- 226
  • Rory Burns- 101
  • Ollie Pope- 75

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New Zealand (2nd Innings): 96/2*

  • Kane Williamson- 37*
  • Ross Taylor- 31*
 New Zealand Trail by 5 Runs

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Joe Root after completing his 3rd double test hundred got out on a great score of 226. With the help of his double hundred, England built a lead of 101 runs in the first inning over New Zealand on the 4th day of the second test in Hamilton. Five wicket taker pace bowler of NZ Neil Wagner to bring down England’s 1st Innings to an end at 476/10.

And on the 4th Day of Stumps, New Zealand were 96 for two and may be they will try to bat till late on the final day because there are big chances of occurring rain according to the weather report forecast for Tuesday.

New Zealand’s openers Jeet Raval (0) and Tom Latham (18) got out early in the 2nd Innings, Jeet Raval is continuing to disappoint his supporters and team, he failed to reach double figures in his last 10 innings. At the score of 28/2, the most talented batsman of New Zealand Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor prevented further damage of wickets, so Williamson is on 37 and Taylor on 31 at the stumps.

New Zealand (PlayingXI): Tom Latham, Jeet Raval, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling (wk), Daryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Matt Henry, Neil Wagner

England (PlayingXI):  Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Joe Denly, Joe Root (c), Ben Stokes, Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope (wk), Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, Jofra Archer, Stuart Broad

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