Sun. May 26th, 2024
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New Zealand beat England in the second test match by just one run.

The England tour of New Zealand was going on which consisted of two test matches.

England won the first test match by a margin of 267 runs.

Match Details

The second test was to be played at Wellington from February 24-28th.

New Zealand won the toss and was elected to the field first.

England first innings

Zak Crawley and Ben Duckett opened the Innings for them but failed to give a good start to their team.

Joe Root and Harry Brook in the middle handled the entire situation single-handedly.

They both played amazing knocks as they completed their centuries followed by their 150 runs.

With the help of their knocks the English, the team put up a total of 435/8d.

New Zealand’s first Innings

Tom Latham and Devon Conway opened the Innings for them.

The black caps’ batting line-up failed miserably as they weren’t able to chase down the runs.

The English bowlers took all their wickets for a total of 209.

New Zealand Second Innings

The English team gave the Black Caps following on.

The black caps didn’t fail this time as the knock by Tom of 83 runs gave them a good start.

In the middle, the knock of 132 runs by Kane Williamson took them forward.

As going on the ending knock by Tom Blundell of 90 brought them to a total of 483 runs.

England Second Innings

The English team needed 258 runs to win the second test as well.

Both the openers gave a normal start to their team.

The batsmen of England were not able to face the bowlers of New Zealand as they were taking frequent wickets.

Joe Root standing in the middle tried to make them win the match single-handedly.

He completed his half-century and kept on scoring runs.

Neil Wagner took his wicket while he was at the score of 95.

The match got thrilling as England was just there to win the match.

New Zealand just needed a single wicket while England needed a single run.

This was when Neil Wagner showed his class again as he took the wicket of James Anderson as New Zealand won the match by one run.

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