The Test series between New Zealand and England consists of two matches and according to the report, the 2nd Test is going on. As we know, New Zealand won the first Test against the World Cup champion England by an innings and 65 runs but it seems that the Black Caps are in trouble in the 2nd Test. They might be able to draw the match or the worse. They can be defeated. It fully depends on their 2nd innings. Considering the current statistics, Williamson-Taylor’s Partnership might lead Black Caps to a good total!
The series is taking place in New Zealand and earlier, they have played a five matches T20 series against each other. England won the T20I series as we speak. Now, it is the turn of the Black Caps. They have already secured the Test series by winning the first match and now, if they might be able to make the draw at least, they will win the Test series and to avoid the defeat, England is trying very hard but they have not much time in hand. The 4th day of the test has finished and now, New Zealand is batting for the 2nd innings. They have lost 2 wickets and still, team England is leading by five runs so far.
Currently, the Black Caps captain Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor are on the crease and they ill start it from the 5th day. All this is depending on them right now. But it seems that Williamson-Taylor’s Partnership might lead Black Caps to a good total! Yes, they have also a couple of top-rated batsmen on the list. But Williamson and Taylor have to play a vital role still.
Team England won the toss and decided to bowl first in the 2nd Test at the Seddon Park. So, Black Caps came to bat. And based on the Tom Latham’s century and Daryl Mitchell’s 73 runs, they were able to score 375 runs by losing all wickets in 129.1 overs. Stuart Broad took four wickets for England. Later, England came to bat and they played a little better. The in-form batsman Joe Root made a double century out there. And so, English team took 101 runs lead in their first innings. Neil Wagner took five wickets for New Zealand in the first innings.