England vs New Zealand second Test at Trent Bridge day one


England hit back with two late wickets but can’t stop New Zealand racking up 108 runs at lunch after Ben Stokes wins the toss and elects to bowl in second Test at Trent Bridge

  • England won the Test and chose to bowl at Trent Bridge for the second Test
  • Tom Latham and Will Young got New Zealand to 84-0 in a strong batting start
  • But Young was caught behind by Zak Crawley off Ben Stokes’ bowling for 47 runs
  • Latham went the next ball for 26 off James Anderson via a Matthew Potts catch

A gloomy morning got a bit brighter for England thanks to two wickets in as many deliveries against New Zealand got them back into the second Test at lunch after a fine start from the tourists.

Forced into bat, New Zealand openers Tom Latham and Will Young accelerated the World Test champions into an 84-0 lead.

However, Young was the first wicket to fall as he was caught behind off Ben Stokes’ bowling by Zak Crawley. 

Latham fell the next delivery off James Anderson’s first ball of his over as Matthew Potts took a diving catch to his right.

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New Zealand went in at lunch at 108-2 with a run rate of 4.15. 

Ben Stokes celebrates after taking the wicket of Tom Latham during day one of the second Test

Stuart Broad cuts a frustrated figure as New Zealand dominated the start of the second Test

Stuart Broad cuts a frustrated figure as New Zealand dominated the start of the second Test

Will Young provided strong resistance for the tourists - scoring 47 runs before he was then out

Will Young provided strong resistance for the tourists – scoring 47 runs before he was then out

Tom Latham cuts a forlorn figure after being dismissed the very next ball by James Anderson

Tom Latham cuts a forlorn figure after being dismissed the very next ball by James Anderson

Anderson (third left) celebrates with his team-mates as England claim another wicket on Friday

Anderson (third left) celebrates with his team-mates as England claim another wicket on Friday

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