Jonny Bairstow led England to a whitewash of Test world champions New Zealand with a stunning fifty on his Headingley home ground on Monday.
Former New Zealand pacer Simon Doull praised Babar Azam, calling him the "big one" during commentary on Day 3 of the 3rd Test between England and New Zealand.
ENG vs NZ Day 3: Jamie Overton hit a stunning 97 on debut and then starred with the ball as England closed in on a series clean sweep against New Zealand.
On the stroke of tea, Nicholls, who struggled to 19 off 99 balls, drove powerfully at left-arm spinner Jack Leach. The ball deflected off non-striker Daryl Mitchell's bat and then looped gently to Alex Lees
Stuart Broad incredibly toyed with Kane Williamson before getting the better of the Kiwi skipper on the final delivery of the 23rd over
Kane Williamson hopes there will be "healing" at his former team Yorkshire on the eve of a third Test against England
Kane Williamson and several senior players are missing from the New Zealand squad announced Tuesday for their limited-overs series against Ireland, Scotland, and the Netherlands
Tom Latham will take over as captain and Hamish Rutherford has been called into the squad as Kane Williamson's replacement
England had taken 1-0 lead in the series after winning the first Test, and now the second Test will commence on Friday at Trent Bridge
England will aim to carry on from where they left off under their new leadership duo of captain Ben Stokes and coach Brendon McCullum when they face New Zealand in the second Test in Nottingham starting Friday.