Joe Root Hits Double Century During NZ vs ENG 2nd Test 2019 Day 4; England Take 101 Runs Lead Over New Zealand in 1st Innings
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England vs New Zealand 2nd Test 2019 witnessed brilliant show by England skipper Joe Root who smashed a double hundred on the Day 4 of the match. Root scored 226 runs before losing his wicket to Mitchell Santner. At the end of tea break on Day 4, England led with 101 runs in the first innings. The England skipper Root smashed 17th century and 3rd double hundred in his Test career. His astonishing knock consisted of 22 fours and 1 six as he faced a total of 441 balls at Seddon Park stadium. New Zealand Vs England, Live Cricket Score 2nd Test Match - Full ScoreCard

Rory Burns (101) century and England wicketkeeper Ollie Pope (75) also played magnificent innings, in addition to Koe Root spectacular 226-run knock. New Zealand vs England match is being played at Seddon Park in Hamilton. Neil Wagner followed up his great form in the NZ vs ENG 2nd Test 2019 as well. Wagner bagged 5 wickets, while Tim Southee managed 2 wickets. Matt Henry and Mitchell Santner managed 1 wicket each. However, Kiwi bowlers were not able to halt England from surpassing New Zealand's 1st innings score. New Zealand vs England Live Cricket Score, 2nd Test 2019, Day 4: Get Latest Match Scorecard and Ball-by-Ball Commentary Details for NZ vs ENG Test From Seddon Park. 

Earlier on Day 1, England won the toss and opt to bowl. New Zealand smashed 375 runs in the 1st innings for the loss of 10 wickets. Stuart Broad, Chris Woakes and Sam Curran clinched 4, 3 and 2 wickets respectively. England pacer Jofra Archer, who spoke about facing racism in New Zealand vs England 1st Test 2019, could take 1 wicket in the 1st innings.

New Zealand won the first Test by an innings and 65 runs after BJ Watling smashed a double hundred. The Kiwi wicket-keeper helped his team New Zealand to outclass England by a huge margin. He also lifted the player of the match trophy in NZ vs ENG 1st Test 2019. New Zealand lead the two-match Test series 1-0.