England vs New Zealand 3rd Test highlights for Day 2 as Bairstow century leads stunning fightback

England vs New Zealand 3rd Test highlights for Day 2 as Bairstow century leads stunning fightback

It has been a run-scoring day for both teams.

England vs New Zealand 3rd Test highlights for Day 2 as Bairstow century leads stunning fightback

Day 2

After dropping two chances by a team England, Daryl Mitchell completed his third century in this series. Moreover, he created a record of one and only New Zealand batsman to make three centuries in three matches.

At last, a cameo from Southee New Zealand finished their innings for 329 runs. Yet the spinner Jack Leach took five, and Broad three(England vs New Zealand).

Trent Boult troubled the England batsman with his clean hitting length. The top three England batsmen were dismissed for a single-digit score. Also, the informed batsman joe root was dismissed by Southee.

The ball angled in but Root tried to play across the line which took the edge and fell in the safe hands of Blundell. 

However, Bairstow and debutant Overton stood in the crease to fight against the attack of New Zealand bowlers. Once again Bairstow became the tough guy for New Zealand bowlers.

Especially he started to play aggressive innings. Also completed the second century in this series 130(126)* and Overton 89(106)* both join together added 209(233)* for the 6th wicket at one stage England struggled 55/5. 

At the end of day two, England completed 264/6 Boult with three wickets, Southee one, and Wagner 2.

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