England won the first Test match by an inning and 65 runs in the two-match Test series, New Zealand will lock horns once again at the Seddon Park at Hamilton in the second game. The Kiwis already have heaps of confidence as the series currently stands at 1-0. Before getting into the live scorecard details, let’s have a look at what happened the first Test match. After winning the toss, the visitors elected to bat first. It was Rory Burns, Joe Denly and Ben Stokes made the most amount of runs for the side as they made 52, 74 and 91 runs for the team as England posted a total of 353 runs. New Zealand Vs England, Cricket Score 2nd Test Match.
When the Kiwis came to bat, they lost a couple of early wickets. But Kane Williamson’s half-century stabilised the team. It was Bradley John Watling who scored a double-century and Mitchell Santner’s 126 runs further gave an edge to the team. Colin de Grandhomme made 65 runs and the team put up 615 runs as they declared the innings for the loss of nine wickets. Neil Wagner was the one who snapped five wickets for the side and Santner chipped in with three.
The England team got bundled out on the score of 197 runs. On one hand, where the visitors would be aiming to even the series, the Kiwis would look clean sweep. Now, let’s have a look at the scorecard details. 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.
England: Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Joe Denly, Joe Root(c), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler(w), Sam Curran, Jofra Archer, Jack Leach, Stuart Broad, Zak Crawley, Chris Woakes, Jonny Bairstow, Saqib Mahmood, Matthew Parkinson
New Zealand: Tom Latham, Jeet Raval, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Daryl Mitchell, BJ Watling(w), Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Neil Wagner, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Todd Astle, Tom Blundell