New Zealand tour of England 2021 - 2nd TEST | NZ vs ENG

NZ vs ENG 2nd TEST, NZ tour of ENG 2021
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NZ388(119.1)
41-210.5
303(101.0)ENG
41.1 122-10
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New Zealand won by 8 wickets
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NZ 388(119.1)
41-210.5
New Zealand won by 8 wickets
303(101.0) ENG
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41.1122-10
CRR : 3.78
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Overs Timeline
8th Over:
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1
2
0
wd
1nb
0
0
 
= 6
9th Over:
1
0
0
0
0
0
 
= 1
Last Over:
1
0
0
4
0
W
 
= 5
This Over:
0
0
4
0
4
 
= 8
4s0
6s0
SR0.00
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23(32)
4s3
6s0
SR71.88
P'ship : 8(5)
Last Wkt :   Will Young 8(31)
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Bowler:M Wood 0-8
Overs0.5
Econ 9.60
P'ship:8(5)
SR:0.00
4s: 0
6s: 0
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23

(32)

on strike
SR:71.88
4s: 3
6s: 0
Bowler

0-8

0.5

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on strike
Econ: 9.60
Overs Timeline
8th Over:
0
1
2
0
wd
1nb
0
0
9th Over:
1
0
0
0
0
0
Last Over:
1
0
0
4
0
W
This Over:
0
0
4
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4
Last Wicket:
Devon Conway
c James Braceyb Stuart Broad
3(4)
Last Bowler:
James Anderson
0-11(5.0)
So, that's all from the presentation ceremony. The series has ended and what a fascinating battle it was between two really good Test nations. That is also the end of our coverage for this Test series. As usual, it was a pleasure bringing you our views and coverage from this game. We have a PSL game coming up soon, so enjoy our coverage for that game. It's me, Anurag Dasgupta, signing off with my co-commentators, AryaSekhar Chakraborty and Akshay Bhide.
Tom Latham, New Zealand skipper: Great to have that performance under the belt. A few changes, but the guys came in and did really well. Great for New Zealand cricket. For us it's about them playing the roles they were given. Matt Henry hasn't had a lot of opportunities and he was brilliant. For us it's about trying to keep it simple and play the way we've been playing over the last two years. We put some good numbers on the board. It's a great honor and nice to learn as a captain. Big challenge coming up in a week's time and the boys are looking forward to celebrate tonight. It's a special occasion for us. The atmosphere here is amazing.
Joe Root, England skipper: “More than anything, it’s what we can take from [that loss]. You can have bad sessions on occasion with the ball but you can’t have a session like that with the bat. More than anything it’s managing those scenarios: if we do lose a couple of quick wickets down, how are we going to get through to a break, or manage a bit of pressure for a 10-over period, calm things down again. Instead of looking at things too technically, we have to make sure we’re managing things mentally.”
New Zealand's Player of the Series, chosen by England coach Chris Silverwood - Devon Conway: - I think very special feeling to win here in England. Pretty special feeling and will take some time to sink in. It's been a good challenge and very exciting for me. Learning from Tom helped. It's big step up and you are coming out against World class bowlers and it's about trusting your process and taking each ball as it comes. It's about trying to watch the ball and try and stay in the moment. Unfortunately I hit one straight down the throat in the second Test and I knew I got it well, probably got a little too ahead of myself and hit it too hard. Very excited for the WTC final.
England's Player of the series, chosen by New Zealand coach Gary Stead - Rory Burns: Very disappointing. Personally, nice to be back in the side and to bat with some good rhythm. They have constantly tested our defence and they bowled really well. I'm just trying to stay as level as I can. Have a little bit of time off now.
Matt Henry on that scintillating victory: What a way to finish the series. The crowd have been unbelievable, lot of Kiwi support as well. Incredible, they have come out in numbers and showed great energy. Just knowing how to go about your work and past experiences help. Wicket seemed a bit quicker and we knew it's gonna be a new ball wicket and we always wanted to put pressure and pick wickets in clusters. We had a strong squad for a long time and you just enjoy your role for the team, doesn't get much better than that.
Matt Henry is declared as the player of the match for his figures of 6 for 114 in the game.
Post match presentation coming in a while.
Anurag: New Zealand needed just 38 to seal the series, which they did in style. They lost Devon Conway and Will Young, but skipper Latham made sure that the visitors crossed the winning line with 8 wickets under their kitty.
Anurag: The England second innings couldn’t have got off to a worse possible start as Matt Henry sent back both the openers which left Joe Root and his side in a precarious situation. Henry was at his menacing best, dismissing Zack Crawley just after tea on day 4, and at one stage, England were tottering at 30/3, still 55 runs behind the Kiwis. Joe Root and Ollie Pope offered some resistance, but it was a day that totally belonged to the New Zealand pace attack who took one wicket after the another and left England on the brink of an embarrassing series defeat as the hosts were dismissed for a mere total of 122, with a lead of just 37.
Anurag: New Zealand had a horror start to their first innings as the stand-in skipper, Tom Latham was pinned on his frontpad by Stuart Broad for just 6 runs. In-comes Will Young and along with Devon Conway, started to build the innings. The left-right combination worked wonders for the Kiwis as the duo added 122 for the second-wicket before a mistimed flick resulted in Conway’s departure back to the pavilion. Will Young played some exquisite shots and missed out on a maiden Test century by just 18 runs. Ross Taylor struggled with the seaming deliveries, but once he was settled in properly, the veteran took on the England bowling attack and scored yet another half-century to help his side cross the 300-run mark. The visitors were knocked out for 388, and had a healthy lead of 85 on the board.
Anurag: It was Joe Root who won the toss and elected to bat first on a relatively good track for batting with hardly any demons in it. The duo of Rory Burns and Dom Sibley started cautiously in the first innings and played each ball on its merit. Together they added 72 runs for the first wicket before Sibley was sent back to the pavilion. Zack Crawley’s poor series continued as the right-hander poked at an outside the off stump delivery and was caught in the slip cordon. Wickets started tumbling at regular intervals and England had no answer to the hostile bowling of the Kiwis. Dan Lawrence offered some resistance and found an able partner in Ollie Stone as the duo started to resurrect the innings. However, as Stone departed, the lower order crumbled and apart from Mark Wood, no one stood with Lawrence who remained not out on 81 as the hosts were bundled out for 303.
Anurag: So, that’s it, the match has ended and New Zealand have won this game by 8 wickets in hand. With this victory, the Kiwis have also clinched the two-match Test series, 1-0. Congratulations to Kane Williamson and his troops who were magnificent from the very first day of the series. A deserving victory for the BlackCaps!!!
10.5 M Wood to T Latham
4 That'll do... a boundary to seal the game and the series!!! Congratulations to the visitors!! Length outside the off. little bit of width offered and Latham uses the pace on that delivery to guide it past the slip cordon to cross the victory line. Handshakes all around in the New Zealand dressing room.
10.4 M Wood to T Latham
0 Length on the off, the ball jags back in and Latham trusts the bounce and leaves the ball.
10.3 M Wood to T Latham
4 Nicely clipped away for four!! New Zealand need just 1 to win! Full, straying on the pads of Latham who clips it away down to the vacant deep square region for a boundary...
10.2 M Wood to T Latham
0 This was full and straight coming into Latham who tucks it down to mid on with the full face of his bat.
10.1 M Wood to T Latham
0 Wood comes into the attack. Length delivery, pitched way outside the off. Latham goes fishing at it, but he misses the connection.
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