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ENG vs NZ, 2nd Test: New Zealand team is in a strong position due to the century of Kane Williamson

ENG vs NZ: The second Test match being played between England and New Zealand in Wellington has reached an exciting turn. In the first innings, Australia won the toss, scored 435 runs, and declared the innings. In response, New Zealand’s team got all out for 209 runs while batting in the first innings. He made a spectacular comeback in the second inning and scored 483 runs. Four days of the Test match are over, and the last day’s play will be tomorrow, which will be the deciding day.

Kane Williamson
Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson scored a brilliant century

Kane Williamson and Tom Blundell’s outstanding innings for the New Zealand team, who were playing the follow-on, allowed New Zealand to into the game. Both individuals contributed to a crucial 158-run stand for the sixth wicket that helped New Zealand reach a score of 483. Williamson got his 26th century in as many Tests. He amassed 132 runs, making him New Zealand’s leading run-scorer. Ross Taylor was the one he left out of this. Harry Brooke broke up with this partnership.

England needed 258 runs to win the second Test, and by the end of the fourth day’s play, England had scored 48 runs for the loss of one wicket and now needed 210 runs to win. And New Zealand needs 9 wickets to win.


England Playing XI: Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Harry Brook, Ben Stokes (c), Ben Foakes (wk), Ollie Robinson, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, James Anderson

New Zealand Playing XI: Tom Latham, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson, Will Young, Henry Nicholls, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Blundell (wk), Michael Bracewell, Tim Southee (c), Matt Henry, Neil Wagner