END vs NZ: England’s Joe Root performs a shot on Day 5 of the first Take a look at.© AFP
England and New Zealand drew the first Take a look at at Lord’s on Sunday to depart the two-match collection all-square heading into subsequent week’s finale at Edgbaston. The hosts, set a goal of 273 in 75 overs when New away captain Kane Williamson declared at lunch on Sunday’s fifth and remaining day, have been 170-3 when a draw was agreed contained in the final hour. The house facet hardly ever seemed like taking on the problem of Williamson’s declaration, with opener Dom Sibley grinding his option to 60 not out off 207 balls confronted.
This match, which noticed Friday’s play washed out fully, was notable for New Zealand opener Devon Conway‘s outstanding first-innings 200 on Take a look at debut — the very best rating by a batsman making his Take a look at bow in England.
New Zealand 1st Innings 378 (D Conway 200, H Nicholls 61; O Robinson 4-75, M Wooden 3-81)
England 1st innings 275 (R Burns 132, T Southee 6-43, Ok Jamieson 3-85)
New Zealand 2nd Innings 169-6 dec (O Robinson 3-26)
England 2nd Innings 170-3 (D Sibley 60 no)
End result: Match drawn
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