New Zealand and England are battling it out at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui, Tauranga. The hosts are fighting it out with the opponents. Before we get on to the live cricket score, scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary details of the day three, let’s have a look at how the day two panned out for the teams. The opener of the visiting team Rory Burns contributing with 52 runs from 138 balls. He slammed six boundaries and no maximums. England made 353 runs with Ben Stokes making 91 runs from 146 balls. New Zealand Vs England, Live Cricket Score 1st Test Match.
Joe Denly scored 74 runs from 181 deliveries and Jos Buttler chipped in with 43 runs. It was Tim Southee who snapped four wickets by conceding 88 runs. Whereas, team New Zealand’s top order woes continued as they lost their first two wickets in the first 22 overs. Jeet Raval made 19 runs whereas Tom Latham scored eight runs. However, Kane Williamson steadied the ship as he brought up a half-century lacing it with seven boundaries and no sixes. The team made 144 runs for the loss of four wickets. It was Sam Curran who snapped a couple of wickets. Jack Leak and Ben Stokes chipped with one wicket each.
The majority of the day was hosted by the Kiwis but the visiting side too was not that bad. You can follow LatestLY every detail, including the live score updates, ball-by-ball commentary and latest scorecard, for the 1st New Zealand vs England Test match.
New Zealand Playing XI: Jeet Raval, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Colin de Grandhomme, BJ Watling (wk), Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, Trent Boult.
England Playing XI: Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Joe Denly, Joe Root (c), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler (wk), Sam Curran, Jofra Archer, Jack Leach, Stuart Broad.