The outcome of the 2nd New Zealand vs England Test has come down to Day of the match. Kiwis were batting at 96/2 at stumps on the fourth day and all three outcomes of the match are possible. The Blackcaps are just 5 runs behind England’s first innings total and will eye to take a lead of at least 200 runs to give themselves a chance to knock the hosts out of the match. On the other hand, the visitors should lock to wrap up New Zealand’s second innings to a mediocre score and then chase down a low total. Meanwhile, you can scroll down to get live scorecard and ball to ball updates of the fifth day of NZ vs ENG 2nd Test. New Zealand Vs England, Live Cricket Score.
Earlier in the match, England won the toss and elected to bowl first. Tom Latham scored a ton in the first innings and powered the Kiwis to 375 runs in the first innings. The total seemed to be a decent one. However, Joe Root scored a sensational double-ton and helped England post 476 runs in the second innings of the match. The match is perfectly poised at the moment and a lot will be in stakes in the last day of the match. New Zealand vs England 2nd Test Latest Scorecard.
The ongoing Test might not be the part of the ICC Test Championship but the fact has not both the sides complacent and some great contest was witnessed in the ongoing series. New Zealand emerged victorious in the first match by innings and 65 runs which means a victory or even a tie in Hamilton will seal the deal for them. While the visitors will seek the opposite outcome.
New Zealand Playing XI: 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 Playing XI: Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Joe Denly, Joe Root (c), Ben Stokes, Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope (wk), Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, Jofra Archer, Stuart Broad.