ENG vs NZ, 1st Check: New Zealand stay in management regardless of Rory Burns ton for England


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Rory Burns compiled his third century for England however a New Zealand facet impressed by paceman Tim Southee remained in management after the fourth day of the primary cricket take a look at at Lord’s on Saturday.

Left-handed opener Burns hit 16 fours and one six earlier than he was final man out, caught behind off Southee for 132, as the house workforce was bowled out for 275.

New Zealand then misplaced first-innings double centurion Devon Conway for 23 and captain Kane Williamson for one because the guests reached the shut of play on 62-2, a 165-run lead over England.

The Kiwis will battle to work their manner right into a successful place, nonetheless, with solely at some point’s play remaining.

After the third day was washed out by rain, England resumed on 111-2 and rapidly misplaced skipper Joe Root for 42.

Ollie Pope then fell for 22 whereas Dan Lawrence and debutant James Bracey had been each eliminated with out scoring. Ollie Robinson, additionally making his first take a look at look, struck 42 as he added 63 for the seventh wicket with Burns.

Mark Wooden fell for a duck and Stuart Broad was dismissed for 10 earlier than James Anderson (eight not out) helped placed on 52 priceless runs for the ultimate wicket with centurion Burns.

Southee completed with figures of 6-43 from his 25.1 overs whereas fellow paceman Kyle Jamieson chipped in with Three-85.

Robinson, who took 4 wickets within the first innings, adopted up by eradicating Conway and Williamson cheaply earlier than the shut of play. Tom Latham was 30 not out, with nightwatchman Neil Wagner undefeated on 2.



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