Southee rocks England, but Defiantly Burns holds New Zealand in chess

A tie seemed the most likely result washed after rain out Fridays play, but Kyle Jamieson removed home captain Joe Root with die Opening delivery of the day for Put 42 in front of the outstanding southee (6-43) die Tourists on above.

After catching Ollie Pope lbw for 22 die seam bowler removed both Dan Lawrence and debutant James Bracey for Ducks, leaving England at 140-6 and in danger of being asked follow on.



This possibility disappeared thanks to a seventh Wicket booth worth 63 between burns – who had seen the bloodbath unfold at the end of the non-striker – and Ollie Robinson, the latter, followed up four wickets with the ball by a decisive 42.

Southee finally finished die Partnership and with Mark Wood (0) and Stuart Broad (10) also When he left before he got three numbers, Burns had to leave on last Husband James Anderson to get him up in die to keep three-digit numbers company.

The left-hand opener received two pauses for breath along the way, Wicketkeeper BJ Watling failed take a great opportunity, though on 77 while Southee was firing at a catch at the second slide 11 runs later.

Burns’ third Test Hundred finally came from the 267th shipment faced, and he had carried on on on 132 when Southee caught him behind, both players knowing that they had done enough to see their names added to the famous honors board. England was sacked for 275, which means they lagged 103.

New Zealand extended this benefit to 165 when they were closed on 62-2, loses Devon Conway (23), who made a double century in the first innings, as well as Kane Williamson (1) along the way, with Robinson (2-8) removes both.

All seams good for Black caps

Southee claimed his 12th fivewicket drag in Tests and his second at Lord’s, with also Met eight years ago with 6-50 at the famous venue. Richard Hadlee (six) and Chris Cairns (three) are die single kiwi bowler, die have won five in a innings on more Opportunities in England.

Burn props up England

Left out during the tour of India, Burns made sure he took his chance at the top of die Order. There were a few bumps along the way way – he was twice hit on the helmet with short balls – and one or the other moment of good Fortune, but a 16-fours knock and a lonely one six was crucial for his side.

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