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Cricket Highlights, 02 Jun: ENG vs NZ (1st Test-Day 1)

The 1st day of the 1st Test between England and New Zealand rolled on the field yesterday. Let’s have a look at the article to know about the exciting moments of the game.

ENG vs NZ (1st Test – Day 1)

England and New Zealand are playing against each other in the first Test of the series on Wednesday, June 2 at Lord’s Cricket Stadium in London. Kiwi captain Williamson decided to bat after winning the toss on the day of his return to Test at Lord’s almost two years later. Tom Latham and Devon Conway’s opening partnership brought up 58 runs. Wicketkeeper-batsman Latham (23) returned to the dressing room after being the first victim of England’s debutant pacer Ollie Robinson.

Williamson (13) then lost his wicket to James Anderson, who came down to play the 161st Test for England and this is the highest number of Tests for England along with Alastair Cook. Taylor scored 14 before being dismissed by Robinson. As a result, New Zealand lost 3 wickets with 114 runs in 38 overs. The rest of the day was spent by Devon Conway and Henry Nicholls on the wickets. The pair collected 132 runs on the fourth wicket. Conway scored a century as the sixth debutant at Lord’s in a mission to keep the team safe. However, Conway remained unbeaten on 136 runs has surpassed the previous five. Sourav Ganguly (131) was the highest run-scorer in his Lord’s debut. 

Conway becomes the 12th New Zealand batsman to score a century in his test debut. He now has surpassed Williamson, achieving the most score as a debutant outside New Zealand. Williamson played an innings of 131 in his debut Test in Ahmedabad, India.

On the other hand, Nicholls went down to bat at number five and scored an unbeaten 46 runs. New Zealand is batting in their first innings, and they have lost 3 wickets scoring 246 runs in 86 overs to end the first day’s play.


New Zealand (1st Innings) 246/3 (86.0)  


An amazing cricket battle between the Kiwis and the English Lions has started. Predict the winners between them and place bets on!

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