Eng vs NZ 1st Test Match LIVE: The first match of the three-match Test series is being played between England and New Zealand at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London. Sunday, June 5, is the fourth day of the match and the result is likely to be out on the same day, as England need to score 61 runs to win the match, while the Kiwis will need to drop five wickets for England to take a 1-0 lead. If there is no rain and the match starts on time, then the result will be out in the first session.
Let us inform that in this match, England had got a target of 277 runs to win, in which the team has scored 216 runs. At present, Joe Root is unbeaten on 77 and Ben Fox is unbeaten on 7 runs. In a way, this is the last pair of the English team on the field, as they are followed by Matthew Potts, Stuart Broad, James Anderson and Matthew Parkinson. These players don’t have much batting experience.
It is worth noting that in this match, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and decided to bat first, but the team was bundled out for 132 runs. Even the England team could only score 141 runs in the first innings. In this way, the hosts got a lead of only 9 runs, while in the second innings, the Kiwis scored 285 runs due to Darryl Mitchell’s century and set a target of 277 runs in front of England.