The first match of the three-Test series between New Zealand and England (NZ vs ENG) is being played at the historic ground of Lord’s. By the second day of the match, visiting New Zealand has strengthened its position. Apart from the match, New Zealand fast bowler Neil Wagner also remained in the headlines. Wagner is not a part of the playing XI of the Kiwi team, but still he has done something on the field, which has now won the hearts of the fans. On the first day of the match, Wagner was seen chatting with the cricket fans. During this he presented a pair of pads to a fan. This video of Wagner is now becoming quite viral on social media.
Actually, on the first day of the match, Wagner was fielding in place of another player. During this he was present near the boundary. Only then will he start talking to the spectators sitting near the ground. Wagner also presented pads to a fan during this time. Along with this, he also gave autographs to some fans sitting there. Now he is being praised a lot for this work of Wagner and at the same time his video is also going viral on social media.
Coming to the match, Daryl Mitchell and Tom Blundell helped New Zealand reach 236 for four in the second innings at stumps after early blowouts on the second day. New Zealand had lost four wickets till 56 runs, after which both of them together did not allow the team to suffer further setbacks. On the second day, Mitchell was playing 97 and Blundell 90 at stumps. Both of them played an unbeaten partnership of 180 runs for the fifth wicket. With the partnership of these two, New Zealand took their lead over England to 227 runs.