New Zealand recently sealed their two-match Test series against England by a margin of 1-0. The red-ball games gave the visitors a practice before the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) World Test Championship (WTC) final clash with India at Southampton. The contests had their ups and downs for both the teams but one moment that caught
New Zealand won the recently concluded two-match series against England by a margin of 1-0. The visitors performed in all three departments- batting, bowling and fielding. Though six changes were made to the Black Caps’ playing XI in the second game, they emerged victorious, baffling the opposition. Thus, NZ won their first-ever series in England
New Zealand recorded history on Day 4 of the second Test against England at Edgbaston when they defeated the hosts to clinch the two-match series 1-0. England resumed Day 4 with their overnight score of 122/9; however, they failed to add even one run to the total as Trent Boult dismissed Olly Stone for 15.
Despite the absence of Kane Williamson, Tim Southee, Kyle Jamieson, and Mitchell Santner, New Zealand completely dominated in the ongoing second Test against England at Edgbaston and are looking to win the contest along with the series as the first match ended in a draw. If the visitors manage to win the second and final
Senior England bowler James Anderson is slowly and gradually closing the gap with legendary Indian bowler Anil Kumble to become the third-highest wicket-taker in Test cricket. On Day 3 of the -ongoing second Test against New Zealand at Edgbaston, Anderson picked up his 617th scalp in red-ball cricket and is only two wickets away from
In response to England’s 303, New Zealand lost the opener and stand-in captain Tom Latham early when English pacer Stuart Broad send him back in the hut in the sixth over on Day 2 of the ongoing second Test. However, the Kiwis fought back as a relatively inexperienced pair of Devon Conway and Will Young
England veteran Stuart Broad has a pretty good record against New Zealand in Test cricket. The right-armer has taken as many as 69 wickets in 18 matches. In the ongoing second Test against the Kiwis, Broad displayed his scintillating performance as he gave his side the much-needed early breakthrough when New Zealand came to bat
On Day 1 of the ongoing second Test between England and New Zealand, the hosts started proceedings strongly as Rory Burns and Dominic Sibley added 67 runs without losing a wicket in the first session. It was the first time in ten years that England did not lose a wicket in the opening session of
In the ongoing second and final Test of the two-match series between England and New Zealand, the hosts started the day on a high note. The opening pair of Rory Burns and Dominic Sibley gave their side a solid start, adding 67 runs without losing a wicket in the first session. However, after lunch, the
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has been ruled out of the second and final Test of the ongoing two-match series against England due to a minor elbow injury. In Williamson’s absence, Tom Latham will lead the Kiwi side in the fixture starting from June 10 at Edgbaston. New Zealand Head Coach Gary Stead reckoned it
The Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham is all set to host the second and final Test of the two-match series between England and New Zealand, starting from Thursday (June 10). The series opener was ended in a draw after the hosts did not show enough intent to chase down the target of 273 in 75
Ahead of the second and final Test of the two-match series against New Zealand, England have added off-spinner Dom Bess to their squad. The second Test will take place from June 10-14 at Edgbaston in Birmingham. England’s first-choice spinner Jack Leach is already part of the squad, but under COVID protocols and difficult times, Bess
New Zealand paceman Tim Southee achieved his second-best figures at Lords Cricket Ground in the recently concluded first Test against England. The right armer ended the match with seven wickets in 42.1 overs while conceding 80 runs. Southee picked up a six-wicket haul in the first innings, while in the second essay, he bagged one
The first Test between England and New Zealand at Lords Cricket Ground has ended in a draw on Sunday (June 06). The hosts, while chasing a target of 273, reached 170/3 in 70 overs before the stumps was announced and the match was drawn. The Kiwi bowlers did everything they could do but failed to
England pacer Ollie Robinson has been suspended from all forms of international cricket pending the outcome of a disciplinary investigation into the racist and sexist tweets he posted as a teenager. Robinson was the pick of the bowlers for England in the drawn Test against New Zealand with seven wickets and had apologised on last
New Zealand started the fourth-day proceedings of the ongoing first Test against England at Lords Cricket Ground in grand style. On the very first ball of the day, Kiwi all-rounder Kyle Jamieson bowled a beauty to get rid of England captain Joe Root. It was the 44th over of England’s first innings when Jamieson went
New Zealand opener Devon Conway broke multiple records and achieved several milestones en route to his sensational double century during the first innings of the ongoing opening Test against England at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London. The South African-born Kiwi batter resumed the second day on 136, showing ultimate patience and calmness as wickets fell
On Thursday, New Zealand star Devon Conway etched his name in history books as he became the seventh batsman to smash a double-hundred in his debut match in Test cricket. For New Zealand, Conway became the second batter to hit a double century after Matthew Sinclair, who achieved the feat in 1999 against West Indies.
New Zealand debutant Devon Conway scored an unbeaten century on Day 1 of the first Test against England at the iconic Lord’s Cricket Ground, leading the visitors to 246/3 at stumps. After opting to bat first, the Blackcaps lost opener Tom Latham (23) in the opening session, while captain Kane Williamson (13) and Ross Taylor
England veteran James Anderson started the home summer in grand style as he picked up a crucial wicket of New Zealand captain Kane Williamson on Day 1 of the ongoing first Test at Lords Cricket Ground in London. Anderson did not get any success in the first few hours of the gameplay as the Kiwis
The iconic Lords Cricket Ground in London is set to host the first Test of the two-match series between England and New Zealand starting on Wednesday (June 02). As the red-ball format returns to the ‘Home of Cricket’, the officials have done all preparations to welcome the spectators back for the first time since the
England wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Foakes has been ruled out of the upcoming two-match Test series against New Zealand due to a hamstring injury. According to an official statement released by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), Foakes sustained the injury after he slipped in the change room following Surrey‘s County Championship fixture against Middlesex at
England is all set to start their home summer with a two-match Test series against New Zealand from June 2. This will be the first red-ball series of the English team since their India tour, where they faced a 3-1 loss in February-March earlier this year. The Joe Root-led side will look to test its
On Tuesday, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced their 15-man squad for the two-match Test series against New Zealand scheduled to start at Lord’s from June 2. England excluded a few players – Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler – who had participated in the fourteenth edition of the
England speedster Jofra Archer has been ruled out of the upcoming two-match Test series against New Zealand due to elbow injury. Archer returned to action for his county club Sussex in the ongoing County Championship 2021. During a match against Kent at Hove this week, he bowled only five overs in the second innings before
England and New Zealand are set to face each other in the much-awaited Test series that starts next month. The two-match Test leg will begin at Lords Cricket Ground in London on June 02. Similarly, the final Test will be played from June 10 to 14 at Edgbaston in Birmingham. Before the Test series, the
After the suspension of the IPL 2021, New Zealand speedster Trent Boult will be heading home to spend some quality time with his family. Taking respite from cricket, Boult is likely to miss the first two Tests against England at their backyard. The 31-year-old will quarantine after reaching New Zealand before unwinding with his family.
On Wednesday, New Zealand have named a 20-member squad for their upcoming England tour, starting from June 2. All-rounder Rachin Ravindra and pacer Jacob Duffy have received their maiden Test call-ups for Black Caps. Along with the duo, Doug Bracewell has also been included in the squad. Bracewell last played a Test in August 2016.