Kiwis are not ready.. England towards victory in the second test..

New Zealand, who lost badly in the first test, are showing the same worst performance in the second test. Where conditions are in their favor at home, they are failing miserably. One by one they are becoming slaves to England without any resistance. England is continuing its momentum in the second Test at Wellington. The team scored 435 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in the first innings of the second day of the second test. They damaged the Kiwis by dropping seven wickets at the end of the first day’s play.

England, who started the second day with an overnight score of 315-3, lost the wicket of Harry Brooke (186), who wanted to make a double century. Ben Stokes (27), Broad (14), Robinson (18) played well. Stokes declared the innings after reaching 153 runs after scoring a century yesterday.

After coming to bat, the Kiwis lost two crucial wickets without even reaching ten runs on the score board. England veteran James Anderson dismissed Devon Conway (0) and Kane Williamson (4). In the same swing Will Young (2) was sent to the pavilion. Kiwis lost 3 wickets for 21 runs.


But Tom Latham (35) along with Henry Nicholls (30) prevented the fall of wickets for a while. But in the 20th over, spinner Jack Leach dismissed Latham. Nicholas was sent to the pavilion in the 24th over. Daryl Mitchell (13) didn’t last long either. Michael Braswell (6) is out wide.

Wicket keeper Tom Blundell (25) and captain Tim Southee (23) supported the Kiwis who lost seven wickets for 103. By the time the game was stopped due to rain on the second day, the Kiwis scored 138 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 42 overs. Kiwis are still 297 runs behind England’s first innings score (435). On the third day of the game, Ben Stokes’ team is planning to knock down the remaining three wickets and bowl the Kiwis for the second time. Tim Southee and Co. who have already lost in the first test and are facing severe criticism. Even if we lose in Wellington, we may not miss the 3rd attack…!



Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *