WATCH: Stuart Broad hits a cracking six off Neil Wagner's bowling but Wagner gets rid of him
England are taking on New Zealand in the first Test match at the Lord's. The visitors announced themselves as fierce competitors and their performance was there for everyone to see in the game. In the first innings, the Kiwis managed to aggregate 378, thanks to Devon Conway, Henry Nicholls for their useful contribution.
Devon Conway added a new feather to his cricketing career as he became the first cricketer to score a double century at the Lord’s. His innings included a flurry of 22 fours and 1 six. On the other hand, Henry Nicholls chipped in with 61. He managed to hit 4 boundaries. In the end, Neil Wagner played a useful cameo.
The tail-ender remained not out on 25 off 21 balls as he hit 3 fours and a six. Notably, Wagner’s six off Stuart Broad’s bowling was indeed the shot of the day on Day 2. The commentators, fans loved the shot. Even Broad himself couldn’t resist reacting to the shot. He gave an amazing reaction after Wagner hit a fluent six.
England’s Ollie Robinson picked up 4 wickets to his name. Mark Wood was the second-best bowler for the hosts as he took 3 wickets while the experienced campaigner James Anderson took 2 wickets respectively. In reply to New Zealand's total, England were bowled out for 275 in the first innings.
Stuart Broad hits a six off Neil Wagner but the latter gets his revenge
England's opening batsman Rory Burns played a top-notch knock for the hosts as he scored 132 with the help of 16 fours and a six. England's Test captain Joe Root and Ollie Robinson scored 42 runs apiece. England didn't get much support from other batsmen.
However, down the order, Stuart Broad triggered the rivalry by hitting a six off Neil Wagner's bowling. The fast bowler wouldn't have expected it but the southpaw ensured to hit a six towards long-off region. Despite getting hit for a six, Wagner got his revenge on Broad as the former shattered the latter's stumps with a brilliant delivery.
Broad departed for 10 runs. Tim Southee was the pick of the bowlers for the visitors as he took 6 wickets. Kyle Jamieson took 3 wickets while Neil Wagner took 1 wicket.
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