Live Cricket Score – England vs New Zealand, 2d Test, Day 1


Live Score Updates

England 539-10 & 299-5 (50 Ovs)

Ben Foakes  12 (15)

New Zealand 553-10 & 284-10

Matt Henry  15-3-67-1

An unbeaten century stand involving Mitchell and Blundell put New Zealand in a just right place © Getty

Hello and welcome to the Live Blog for Day 1 of the second one Test between England and New Zealand at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. Hit refresh for the newest updates.

Mitchell-Blundell stand leaves England pissed off

Crawley and Jonny Bairstow simply hoping the opposite would opt for the catch when Broad discovered the out of doors fringe of Blundell’s bat with the second one new ball, sums up England’s day. Mitchell and Blundell end unbeaten on Day 1 as their unbroken 149-run partnership has helped New Zealand cross into Stumps at 318/4.

Blundell crosses 50, England pass 300

England lose a assessment after Mitchell makes an attempt a opposite sweep off Root, with replays confirming there used to be no bat or glove concerned. Blundell then will get to his fifty, having been reprieved previous by means of Root who put down a difficult probability at slip. England then lose some other assessment for a leg-before, with Blundell having obviously were given an within edge. New Zealand have additionally reached the 300 mark with a number of overs nonetheless left within the day.

Fifty for Mitchell, Century stand

Another effective knock from Mitchell as he brings up a half-century. He top-edges a six off Broad after that and is even hit at the helmet. But all’s effective as New Zealand make just right development. The 5th wicket stand has additionally crossed the 100-run mark.

New Zealand pass 200

Having survived a leg-before attraction off Leach, Mitchell takes the assault to the spinner, scoring two fours and a six after the wreck. While Blundell has hired a sedate method, Mitchell has been extra adventurous together with his shot-making because the 5th wicket pair carry up a half-century stand.

Day 1, Tea

Mitchell and Blundell have steadied New Zealand to an extent after the fast wickets of the set batters. New Zealand cross into Tea at

Lucky wreck for Mitchell

Stokes will have had some other wicket as he unearths the out of doors fringe of Daryl Mitchell’s bat however Root places down a easy catch in the beginning slip.

Anderson moves

A mixture of outgoing and incoming deliveries to Conway assists in keeping the batter 2d guessing. Anderson ultimately will get one to return in and the batter, taking a look to protect it, will get an within edge handy the ‘keeper a catch. New Zealand are 169/4.

Stokes turns partnership breaker once more

It used to be showing to be some other wicketless hour for England, with New Zealand keeping up a just right scoring price, earlier than Stokes became partnership breaker once more by means of getting Nicholls to edge one to the wicketkeeper. The ball pitched on a just right duration, coming in and leaving the batter overdue and Nicholls feathered an edge to go away for 30, finishing a 77 run partnership. New Zealand are 161/3.

Conway survives

Conway flicks an Anderson supply within the air in opposition to Potts at brief midwicket and it gave the impression it will have long past at the jump to the fielder. The umpires refer it upstairs with the cushy sign at not-out and the 3rd umpire confirms that the ball pitched earlier than going into the fielder’s palms.

Fifty-run stand

Conway has endured dealing in limitations, scoring two fours off Potts because the 3rd wicket pair prolong their partnership previous 50. But Broad has additionally afflicted Conway on a few events, and has been much better on this spell.

Lucky wreck for Nicholls

While Conway begins the second one consultation with two fours off Broad, the bowler manages to seek out the out of doors fringe of Nicholls, just for the catch to be put down. The ball used to be coming directly at Root in the beginning slip however Crawley from 2d slip dived to his proper and ended up losing the ball.

Day 1, Lunch

Conway and Nicholls have endured New Zealand’s sure method on Day 1, scoring 5 limitations between them and each are unbeaten on the Lunch wreck. New Zealand are 108/2.

Openers fall in fast succession

Stokes, after an detached get started with the ball, manages to sq. Young up and the out of doors edge is held by means of Crawley who dives to his left to bag a just right catch. Latham is pushed aside by means of Anderson within the very subsequent over, pulling one directly to Potts at midwicket. New Zealand are 84/2.

Young dealing in limitations

Young has entered the forties with a flurry of limitations in the second one hour. Two fours off Broad, 3 off Stokes and one off Leach to this point for the opener.

Fifty partnership

The half-century stand is raised within the first over after the beverages wreck because the New Zealand batters proceed to deal in limitations.

NZ openers deal in limitations

An dear get started for Matty Potts, with Latham scoring 3 fours off him in two overs. Anderson, who bowled 3 maidens in his first spell of six overs, lands one brief and vast and is minimize away for a 4 by means of Young, who additionally pulls a Broad supply for a boundary when he’s introduced again into the assault. Potts finally ends up being hit for some other 4 by means of Latham, a punch previous mid-off, as New Zealand cross into the beverages wreck at 47/0.

Steady get started for NZ

James Anderson begins off with a maiden to Tom Latham whilst Will Young punches a wanting duration supply from Stuart Broad for a 4 previous backward level to get off the mark. Meanwhile, Anderson beats Young with a very good supply that pitches on a just right duration and strikes away. Latham will get off the mark off the eleventh supply he confronted, punching it to indicate and sprinting off for a fast unmarried. He additionally punches off the backfoot via the similar area off Broad for his first 4 and follows it up with a trendy on-drive for some other 4.

Toss and groups:

Ben Stokes wins the toss and England will bowl first. The hosts introduced an unchanged 11 an afternoon earlier than the sport, with Leach having recovered from his concussion. New Zealand make 3 adjustments – Matt Henry, Henry Nicholls and Michael Bracewell change Azaz Patel, Kane Williamson and Colin de Grandhomme. Bracewell is making his Test debut.

New Zealand (Playing XI): Tom Latham (c), Will Young, Devon Conway, Henry Nicholls, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Blundell (wk), Michael Bracewell, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, Matt Henry, Trent Boult

England (Playing XI): Alex Lees, Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes (c), Ben Foakes (wk), Matty Potts, Jack Leach, Stuart Broad, James Anderson

Team information:

New Zealand suffered a setback forward of the sport with skipper Kane Williamson dominated out of the sport after checking out sure for COVID-19. In Williamson’s absence, Tom Latham will lead the workforce whilst Hamish Rutherford has been introduced into the squad as his substitute. With Colin de Grandhomme additionally dominated out of the collection because of a heel harm, Henry Nicholls could be incorporated within the 11 if he’s have compatibility. Meanwhile, England have named an unchanged 11 from the primary Test after Jack Leach served his seven-day protocol for concussion and used to be deemed have compatibility to play.


In the primary Test of this collection, England’s batting issues persevered regardless of the makeover that they have got had in the case of team of workers and positions. While Joe Root has prolonged his wonderful shape and Ben Stokes too stroked a half-century within the workforce’s victory, England’s worries with the bat glance a long way from over, specifically after their cave in within the first innings that allowed New Zealand a foot within the door. The guests too take on equivalent issues of loss of runs from the highest order coming below scrutiny. England’s absolute best type of assault has include the brand new Dukes ball, and countering that might be on height of New Zealand’s precedence checklist. The bowling division of either side have their tails up in what’s arguably essentially the most seam-bowling pleasant nation on the planet this present day. New Zealand have known the variation maker and are getting ready to discover a repair for the Root danger.

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