The first Test ended in a tie after no play was possible on Washed day 3 due to heavy rain out all day play by Mister. But it also appeared plentiful clear that die Kiwis looked better side and showed a better intention out of die Two teams. England is slow batting approach in die fourth innings during the hunt for 273 it drew sharp criticism.
Opener Devon Conway was the one star actor of the match when the blackcap’s batsman slammed a memorable one double ton on debut at Lord’s while senior New Zealand fast Tim Southee scalps a six-wicket drag in the first innings.
England, though struggling, had moments of its own of Brilliance when Rory Burns produced a fighting hundred. His opening partner Dominic Sibley also looked solid in his defense in the second innings with England manage to get a draw.
Also were die host also dealt with a hard blow as Ollie Robinson, who had an impressive one performance at Lord’s, has been suspended from international cricket after his old controversial tweets re-emerged on the Internet.
While die Kiwis could rest a bit of their pacemakers so they are fresh and ready for die World test championship final Beginning on June 18th, England will try to give other stars opportunities in synchronize with their rotation policy and because of the lock of Robinson.
Though both Joe Root and Kane Williamson didn’t have that best of trips in the first exam match, they are too good players not be given place in the fantasy XI especially in this form of the game. Williamsons injury ahead of the second Test assumes its availability in Doubt.
Meanwhile, in-form players Rory Burns, Devon Conway, and Dominic Sibley earn a place in the side. in addition, one can trust that experience of Ross Taylor or go with the younger one options from either side. BJ Watling is an overwhelming favorite with the wicketkeepers, but James Bracey can also put up a decent one show in the Edgbaston.
Among the all-rounders and bowlers, fantasy Experts would have wanted more by Mitchell Santner, maybe he can join in here one day with Tim Southee, James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Kyle Jamieson. Neil Wagner is typically a hit the deckbowler who may not be as effective in these conditions, however die Kiwis would be happy because their premium bowler will be Trent Boult back.
Times: 3:30 p.m. (ACTUAL)
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Probable game XIs:
England: Dominic Sibley, Rory Burns, Zak Crawley, Joe Root (c), Ollie Pope, Daniel Lawrence, James Bracey (wk), James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, Mark Wood
New Zealand: Devon Conway, Tom Latham (c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling (wk), Mitchell Santner / Colin De Grandhomme, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, Trent Boult.
Drea11 Fantasy Tips:
Batsmen: Devon Conway, Rory Buts, Henry Nicholls, Joe Root, Ross Taylor
Usher: BJ Watling
All-rounder: Kyle Jamieson,
Bowler: James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Trent Boult, Tim Southee
Captain: Devon Conway
Vice captain: Rory Burns
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