Nottingham. New Zealand took a total of 238 runs in the second Test on Monday on the basis of a 100-run partnership for the second wicket between opener Will Young (56) and Devon Conway (52). By the end of the fourth day’s play in the match, New Zealand scored 224 for 7 in their second innings. With this, the total lead of the visiting team has gone up to 238 runs. At the time of stumps, Daryl Mitchell 32 and Matt Henry were stuck on the crease after scoring 8 runs.
In the opening session of the day, New Zealand bundled out England’s first innings for 539 runs to take a 14-run lead. New Zealand in the opening over of the second innings James Anderson He completed his 650 wickets in Test by dismissing caretaker captain Tom Latham (4 runs). After this, Conway and Will Young batted cautiously and added to England’s disappointment.
Devon Conway He completed his fourth Test fifty against off-spinner Jack Leach by hitting a four on the reverse sweep. However, he became a victim of this bowler while trying to sweep. Conway hit 8 fours in his innings of 109 balls. At the same time, Young was run out on a personal score of 56. He faced 113 balls and hit 8 fours. Then Daryl Mitchell took over the innings.
Mitchell has played 95 balls so far in which he has hit 2 fours. There was a 45-run partnership for the 5th wicket between Daryl and wicket-keeper batsman Tom Blundell. Blundell scored 24 runs in 53 balls with the help of 4 fours. Apart from him, Michael Bracewell contributed 25 runs in 17 balls with 4 fours and 1 six.
Earlier, England’s team was all out after adding 66 runs to its score on Sunday. New Zealand took a lead of 14 runs in the first innings by dismissing England for 539 runs. Left arm pacer Trent Boult took 5 wickets for the 10th time in his Test career, which reduced England’s innings before lunch. Michael Bracewell also got 3 wickets. Bolt spent 106 runs, while Bracewell, who was making his Test debut, gave 62 runs.
England started the day with 473 runs for 5 wickets. Then former captain Joe Root, batting on 163 runs, showed aggressive attitude by hitting a six on the reverse scoop. However, he became a victim of Bolt after adding 13 runs to his score last night. Daryl Mitchell took a brilliant catch off Bracewell’s ball and showed Stuart Broad (9) the way to the pavilion.
Ben Fox (56) was run out after scoring a half-century in a misunderstanding with new batsman Matthew Potts. Bolt then completed his 5 wickets in the match by bowling Potts. He did this for the fifth time against England. England’s innings ended with the stumping of James Anderson (nine runs) off Bracewell. (input from language)
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 13, 2022, 23:22 IST