Dom Sibley dropped the anchor for 60 off 207 balls as England struggled for a draw rather than a win on Day 5 of the Test 1 against New Zealand at Lord’s.
After Kiwi captain Kane Williamson declared 169-6 at lunch, the hosts were expected to score 273 points in 75 overs, adding 107 points in 22.3 overs 62-2 overnight.
England, however, showed no appetite to attack, and shortly after the departure of Centurion Rory Burns, it was the tourists who showed themselves confident of victory when Joe Root’s men fell 49-0 to 56-2 just before tea. (25 off 81 balls), Jack Crawley (2 for 25).
What a fantastic statement from Kane Williamson and the New Zealand team. No other team in the world would have announced it now, the only captain I thought of in the past would have done it – Mark Taylor Ky Sky Cricket It will be an entertaining and wonderful ending
– Shane Warne (han Shane Warne) June 6, 2021
Sibley, who hit just three fours, Root (40 for 71) took the third wicket with a slim chance of victory for New Zealand with 80, and the handshakes 70 with England 170-3, and Ollie Pope (20 off 41). With syphilis.
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Flight Game Commentator Simon Dale expected his teammates to play conservatively in Match Day 5, but the Black Caps came out with the intention of quickly expanding the 165 fronts they had already amassed.
Ross Taylor was particularly aggressive, hitting two sixes off 35-33 – first Ally Robinson and second Mark Wood – before falling behind Wood behind England wicketkeeper James Bracy.
Taylor is said to be out against James Anderson on the 31st, but beyond England criticism, the senior batsman missed the second phase of Taylor’s search for Robinson on the 11th.
Robinson made the first improvement of the day, winning his third wicket of the innings and the seventh in the game, and when he bounced off night watchman Neil Wagner (10), they continued to have a great start on the pitch with the return of some unpleasant racist and sexual tweets he posted as a teenager .
Toby Roland-Jones became the first England player to take seven wickets in his first debut against South Africa at the Kia Oval in 2017 via London.
Stuart Broad, meanwhile, knocked off Crawley’s Tom Latham (36) for 32, but his LBW man was caught by an amazing swinger as he won his first wicket in six Test innings.
Henry Nichols (23), who played a selfless shot at Taylor in the hunt for quick runs – the fourth and last man to fall in the morning, took a fall on Burns slip, rather than Root on the reverse sweep. .
Burns was in his batting gear at the start of the second session, adding a patient 49 to Sibyl, who typed a pair and hit a double for the first time in seven test innings.
England openers scored just 29 points in the first 15 overs, including five young women on Kyle Jamieson’s reel with the new ball.
When former Wagner Tim Southee slandered Slip, the stubbornness of Burns and Sibley was shattered, ending Burns’ hopes of scoring more than fifty in a row in Red Ball cricket.
Sickley could have dropped Sikley sooner, but his thick edge on the back passed the diving offfielder with a superb spell of 1-9 in 10 overs on either side of left-hander Wagner Teal.
Crawley’s advantage chose the offfielder, however – the Kent player cut the Saudi over to Nicholas over 31 as he fell twice for the second time in the match and gave the match to Saudi on his seventh scalp.
Sibley and Root were tested by good bowling from the Saudis and Wagner at the start of the final session, but the game was drawn and Root was eliminated, with LBW Wagner coming late to the end.
After a morning session that ended 10 minutes ago due to light rain, Williamson’s bold statement was denied to fans inside the Lord’s final match, which seemed possible.
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