England vs New Zealand, 1st Test: Sibley stands firm while die Hosts dig in for dreary Lord’s Draw

On the same ground as England die Black Caps defeated in an incredible ICC World Cup final two years ago, Kane Williamsons side could not force a final-Day victory.

The tourists set Joe Roots home team 273 tons win as they declared on 169-6 at lunch, but New Zealand couldn’t stand a 1-0 lead in die Two-match series as Dom Sibley Boden out a stubborn one unbeaten 60.



Root (40) also frustrated New Zealand, with England shows no intention of to hunt down their target and they were 170-3 when themselves die both captains after 7 p.m. die Hand shake in London, also be both sides head after Edgbaston next week in die Chasing after win the series.

Neil Wagner was the night watchman removed by Ollie Robinson early in the day after die Tourists die Have resumed hunting runs on 62: 2 and New Zealand were 105: 4, as Stuart Broad Tom Latham (36) before in die Trap had gone.

Ross Taylor made a fleet of 33 out of 35 balls, die Robinson and Mark Wood meet for sixbefore you edge the latter behind, and Henry Nicholls was fired from Root for 23

Williamson stated that after lunch it was taken a little earlier because of a shower, but a breakthrough proved elusive first when play resumed.

It was Wagner who came in die attack end an opening booth of 49, Tim Southee holds on at the second hatch after the seamstress has tightened edge by Rory Burns (25).

England was 56-2 just before tea with Zak Crawley sent on his way by Southee for two, and the impressive Wagner ended with a third -wicket was standing of 80 by catching root lbw but New Zealand couldn’t see that back of Sibley or Ollie Pope (20 not.) out).

Wide ends long test dryness

There was relief for England Paceman Broad when he finished a long wait for a test wicket in the morning session.

Not wide add to his impressive record of Test your scalp in the series defeat in India and its dismissal of Latham was his first in the longest format for 81.2 Transl. Angelo Mathews from Sri Lanka was his previous victim in January.

Positive Williamson explanation not rewarded as Sibley returns to form

The tie left New Zealand still with just one Test victory at Lord’s that came back in July 1999. Williamson’s affirmative statement didn’t pay off when England did out which ended up being a dreary tie.

It was a welcome return to form for die stubborn sibley, who faced 207 balls as he showed great Use after a fall for a duck in the first innings.

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