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Ajaz Patel sent back Ollie Pope

Ajaz Patel sent back Ollie Pope

ENG vs NZ, 2nd Test Live Score: Ajaz Patel sent back Ollie Pope, ENG 127/4 (50 ov)- Follow Live Updates- New Zealand bowlers hit back after lunch to take two quick wickets of England batsman Dominic Sibley, Zak Crawley in the first innings of the 2nd Test on Thursday. Kiwi pacers Neil Wagner and Matt Henry picked up the two wickets after the lunch break while for England Rory Burns is still going strong. Joe Root was removed by Henry in the 34th over. In the 50th Ajaz Patel sent back Ollie Pope on 19.

England 1st Innings 127/4 (50 ov)


England captain Joe Root won the toss and opted to bat first in the second Test against New Zealand here at the Edgbaston, Birmingham. English openers Rory Burns and Dominic Sibley helped England dominate the first session on Day 1. The hosts scored 67 runs in 29 overs. The net run rate was below three but it was important not to lose a single wicket in the first session.

ENG vs NZ LIVE: On the other hand, Trent Boult who is making his comeback into the side failed to take a single wicket. He looked off-colour in the first session. Daryl Mitchell, Neil Wagner, Matt Henry, Ajaz Patel also was out of luck and could not break through the English openers.

ENG vs NZ LIVE: England veteran speedster James Anderson became the most capped England player. He goes past Sir Alastair Cook’s 161 Test caps.

ENG vs NZ 2nd Test LIVE Score

ENG vs NZ 2nd Test LIVE Score Teams:

New Zealand (Playing XI): Tom Latham(c), Devon Conway, Will Young, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell(w), Daryl Mitchell, Neil Wagner, Matt Henry, Ajaz Patel, Trent Boult

England (Playing XI): Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Zak Crawley, Joe Root(c), Ollie Pope, Daniel Lawrence, James Bracey(w), Olly Stone, Mark Wood, Stuart Broad, James Anderson

ENG vs NZ LIVE: With the World Test Championship final in mind, New Zealand has decided to rest their captain Kane Williamson who has been continuously bothered by a elbow injury. In his absence Tom Latham will lead Kiwis in the series decider – that starts today at 3.30 PM.

ENG vs NZ LIVE: On the other hand Joe Root’s England will try to overcome demons of ‘Racism Row’ that has rocked England Cricket at the moment. First match hero Ollie Robinson is already suspended and few other English cricketers currently facing the heat – it will be interesting to see how amid all negativity Root handles his team vs World Test Championship Finalist Kiwi team.

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  • Spectators in the stadium: The British Government has allowed 18,000 people at the ground each day – all of whom need to take a negative COVID test in the 24 hours prior to the day they are attending
  • Pitch for 2nd Test: The pitch is expected to be flat with some good carry. It hasn’t spun much at Edgbaston this season but it could turn a little on days four and five.

ENG vs NZ LIVE 2nd Test & Team News from both camps:

England Team Composition for 2nd Test: Jack Leach looks certain to play so he will either replace Robinson or come in for one of England’s two experienced fast-bowlers, Stuart Broad or James Anderson. Olly Stone might also come into the side for Mark Wood who England will want to keep fit and fresh.

England Possible XI: Rory Burns, Dom Sibley, Zak Crawley, Joe Root (c), Ollie Pope, Dan Lawrence, James Bracey (wk), Jack Leach, Olly Stone, Stuart Broad, James Anderson

New Zealand Team Composition for 2nd Test: Before the WTC Finals, New Zealand will take it safe and rest some of their players. Kane Williamson is already ruled out and Tom Latham will captain Kiwis in his place. Tim Southee. Kyle Jamieson could also be rested. Also ruled out from the XI Mitchel Santner.

Trent Boult though will be making his comeback to the squad.

Possible XI: Tom Latham (c), Devon Conway, Will Young, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling, Colin De Grandhomme, Matt Henry, Neil Wagner, Ajaz Patel, Trent Boult

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ENG vs NZ, 2nd Test: Match Details

Dates: June 10-14, 2021 (Thursday-Monday).

Time: 11:00 AM (Local/ BST), 3:30 PM (IST), and 10:00 AM (GMT).

Venue: Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham.

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