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New Zealand vs England, 2nd Test, Day 3 Highlights: New Zealand Three Down As England Tighten Grip
New Zealand vs England, 2nd Test Day 3, Highlights: Kane Wiliamson and Henry Nicholls will resume at their respective scores of 25 and 18 on Day 4.
New Zealand vs England, 2nd Test Day 3, Highlights: England are in control of the game.© AFP
New Zealand vs England, 2nd Test Day 3 Highlights:Resuming the day at 138 for 7, the Blackcaps were bundled out for 209 runs, 226-run short of England's first innings total. Stuart Broad returned a four-wicket haul, while James Anderson and Jack Leach claimed three wickets apiece. England forced New Zealand to follow on and reduced them to 202 for 3 before the stumps was called. Kane Wiliamson and Henry Nicholls will resume at their respective scores of 25 and 18 on Day 4. Earlier, England had declared their first innings at 435 for 8. (SCORECARD)
Here are the Highlights of Day 3 of the 2nd Test Match between New Zealand and England straight from Basin Reserve, Wellington
2nd Test, England in New Zealand, 2 Test Series, 2023, Feb 24, 2023
Day 5 | Match Ended
Basin Reserve, Wellington
New Zealand beat England by 1 run
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NZ vs ENG, 2nd Test Day 3 Highlights
The umpires are out in the middle followed by the players as we are up and running for the run chase. It is Ben Duckett and Zak Crawley opening the batting for England. Tim Southee will start the proceedings for the hosts.
... FOURTH INNINGS ...
For the visitors it was Jack Leach who proved the most lethal as he scalped 5 wickets and was well helped by Robinson, Broad, Root and Brook who scalped a wicket each. The target is a big one but we all know how the bazzball has been working for Three Lions. Let us see what unfolds as the team walks out to chase down 258.
Finally the New Zealand inning comes to an end as they manage to score 483 runs in their second innings. The target set for the visitors to win the series is 258 runs. After being forced a follow on the hosts did tremendous as they managed to score at a good pace. The kiwis avoided a shameful defeat as they managed to walk past the trail and put up a batting display of the highest order against a tired looking English bowling. Kanw williamson was the standout performer as he played the perfect anchorWilliamson the free scoring Mitchell and Blundell and in the meantime managed to score his century as well.
OUT! EDGED AND TAKEN! This one lands on off, it turns away a shade, Tom Blundell moves forward to loft it but gets a thick outside edge. It carries towards slips where Joe Root takes a sharp catch over his head.
Lands it on off, Tom Blundell drills it to the man at long on. He denies for a single.
Fuller and on off, Tom Blundell plays a reverse sweep towards the point fielder.
Bowls it outside off, Neil Wagner eases it to covers.
Another one outside off, Neil Wagner eases it to short covers.
Fuller and outside off, Neil Wagner taps it to the point fielder.
Fuller and on off, Neil Wagner eases it back to the bowler.
Good length, on middle and leg, Neil Wagner blocks it back.
On a length and on off, Tom Blundell tucks it to square leg for one.
Bowls it outside off, it turns in, Neil Wagner makes a tight leave. Excellent over from Jack Leach!
Neil Wagner is the new man in.
OUT! TAKEN! Bowls it fuller and on off, it turns away a shade, Matt Henry looks to block it but gets a thick outside edge. It carries behind towards slips where Joe Root takes a sharp catch bending low. Matt Henry walks out for a duck!
Bowls it outside off, Matt Henry lets it go.
Fuller and on off, Matt Henry eases it to mid off.
Matt Henry walks in.
OUT! TAKEN! Lands it fuller and outside off, Tim Southee shimmies down the wicket to loft it but gets a thick outside edge. It goes in the air towards point. Matthew Potts (sub) settles under it and takes a sitter. New Zealand go eight down in a jiffy now!