New Zealand opening batsman Devon Conway hit an exemplsary ton on debut in the first Test against England on Lord’s Cricket Ground on Wednesday. In the process, he went on to break a record in possession of former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly.
Conway remained unbeaten on Day 1 finishing at 136. However, as he reached 131, the Kiwi equalled Sourav Ganguly’s 131 in 1996 for the highest score on Test debut at Lord’s and went on to surpass it.
Earlier, His partner Tom Latham was sent back by Robinson in the 16th over of the first session.
Ollie Robinson took the wicket of New Zealand’s veteran batsman, Ross Taylor, to claim his second wicket. England pacer James Anderson picked all import wicket of Kane Williamson after lunch.
Williamson won the toss and opted to bat first. The series is played ahead of the World Test Championship final which will be played between Blackcaps and Virat Kohli’s Team India. The kiwi side will get the much-needed match practice in this series ahead of the mega clash.
246/3 (86 ov)
|Tom Latham||b Ollie Robinson||23||57||2||0||40.35|
|Devon Conway||Not out||136||240||16||0||56.67|
|Kane Williamson (C)||b James Anderson||13||33||2||0||39.39|
|Ross Taylor||lbw b Ollie Robinson||14||38||1||0||36.84|
|Henry Nicholls||Not out||46||149||3||0||30.87|
|Extra||14 (b 6, w 0, nb 1, lb 7)|
|Yet To Bat||BJ Watling, C Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, KA Jamieson, TG Southee, N Wagner|
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ENG vs NZ 1st Test Teams:
ENG vs NZ 1st Test England (Playing XI): Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Zak Crawley, Joe Root(c), Daniel Lawrence, Ollie Pope, James Bracey(w), Ollie Robinson, Stuart Broad, Mark Wood, James Anderson
ENG vs NZ 1st Test New Zealand (Playing XI): Tom Latham, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling(w), Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner
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ENG vs NZ 1st Test Where will England vs New Zealand 2021 Test Series be held?
England vs New Zealand 2021 Test Series will take place in England from June 2, 2021.
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England vs New Zealand 1st Test will start from June 2-6, 2021.
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