NZ vs ENG: English pairing screams in front of Kiwis; 62 years old record udies ..! | New Zealand VS England Test Jamie Overton and Jonny Bairstow breaks 62-year record

Jamie Overton, Johnny Bairstow

NZ vs ENG: Johnny Bairstow scored 5000 Test runs with the help of a century and a century. He became England’s 24th player to achieve this feat.

England made a strong comeback on the second day of the third Test against New Zealand, following a century partnership with Johnny Bairstow century and Jamie Overton. Batting first, New Zealand scored 329 runs. After the first innings, England lost 55 wickets for 55 runs. From here, Bairstow and Overton helped the team bounce back with an unbeaten 209 for the seventh wicket.

By the end of the second day, England were 264 for 6. Bierstowe scored 130, with 89 not out. Kiwis bowlers Trent Boult took three wickets while Nile Weizner took two wickets. Tim Southee took a wicket. England are currently just 65 in the first innings.

62 years old record crushing

Bierstowe and Overton made the most partnership for England’s seventh wicket in Test cricket. The pair broke the 62-year-old record of Jim Park and Mike Smith. In the 1960 match against the West Indies at Port of Spain, Park and Smith shared a partnership of 197 runs for the seventh wicket.

24th English Batter

Johnny Bierstowe scored 5000 Test runs with the help of Century Innings. He became England’s 24th player to achieve this feat.

Sir Bradman’s performance repeats after 92 years

Mitchell repeated Sir Bradman’s feat 92 years later. New Zealand’s Daryl Mitchell scored 109 on the third day of the match. He scored three consecutive centuries on English pitches in a Test series against England. He became the first opponent to achieve this century. Sir Dan Brandman achieved this in the 1930s. In his home Test series against England, Brandman scored three consecutive centuries.

New Zealand were all out for 329 in Mitchell’s first innings. Tom Blundell (55) scored his sixth fifty of his career. Can’t stand the crease for much longer after that.

Leach five wickets

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England left-arm spinner Jack Leach took five wickets. Stuart Broad took 3 wickets, Matthew Potts and Jamie Overton one wicket each. The hosts won the first two Tests and took a 2-0 lead in the series.


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