Southee (6/43) claimed six wickets distribution over two days to dismiss hosts England for 275 in you first innings just before tea on Saturday (June 5th).
At 62 for 2, go in die final Day are die Kiwifruit 165 runs ahead.
“Losing yesterday doesn’t mean help, but tomorrow (Sunday) there are 98 overs and it always is great rotate up on the last Day with all results possible. Who knows what can happen, but it is great be in a position, in that we can push on“Southee was quoted as saying by ESPNcricinfo.
“You play to win exam matches for your country and a test win with lord would be nice special, also I would imagine that we would chat overnight as side and come up with a plan for Day five. “
Südee found his name on die to honor board at Lord’s for the second Time after his tremendous effort with the ball. His pace Colleague Kyle Jamieson also chipped in with three wickets on Saturday.
“Yes, with the wicket of Joe Root from the first ball of that day we probably couldn’t ask for a better one start“Said Southee, referring to die Dismissal of his colleague Kyle Jamieson of the English skipper.
“It was a dream start die take early wickets But we knew that at some point there would be a counter-attack from England, and so are they good a side just roll over. “
Opener Rory Burns kept England afloat with a 63-run partnership with Ollie Robinson before turning another 52. adds with last wicket James Anderson.
“Your lower order, Robinson in particular, played a good hand there, and Jimmy hung around with Burns in the end, putti on over 50, dulled ours attack towards the end, “said Southee.
“But I think if we had turned around up In the start of the day and I was told we will walk off in die Position, die we are in now we would have been pretty happy. “
New Zealand could have been in a better position if they hadn’t missed a stump chance when Burns was on 77 and let a catch at slip on 88
“Ideally you want take advantage of these opportunities; games don’t always pan out Perfect die way you want them too, “said Jamieson.
“I certainly don’t think so die Time of the game in terms of us can’t push for a win. We’re still ahead in these game.
“I think we have die ability check how these game is set up in the first session tomorrow and probably rest on Day three, everyone is ready to go for tomorrow and we will certainly push for a win, This is for sure. “
Jamieson, who is playing only his seventh test and first outside New Zealand said it was a thing of few good Meetings on Day 5.
“It’s a couple of Sessions and there is a test victory on die Line, i have no doubt that all of us will push as hard as we can and just see we get through, ”he said.
“If you bring that attitude, nothing is guaranteed, but we will no doubt bring that, that is for sure. “
New Zealand was 62 for 2 on stumps on Day 4, leading from 165.
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