- Saiman Das
ENG vs NZ: England and New Zealand will take on each other on Thursday, June 23. Moreover, the Yorkshire Cricket Ground in Leeds, England will host the match.
England are coming into this fixture of the series after registering a win in the second match on June 14. Ben Stokes went on to win the toss and he decided to have a bowl first.
New Zealand went on to bat brilliantly in the first innings putting up 553 runs. However, England too put up a fine display with the bat scoring 539 runs. The Kiwis were all out for 284 runs.
They gave a target of 299 runs to England and the English team went with full force on the final day. England won the second test match against New Zealand by 299 runs.
Jonny Bairstow went on to win the man of the match award for his brilliant knock in the second innings. He scored 136 runs from 92 balls with a strike rate of 147.83.
The maximum temperature in Leeds on Thursday will be 27°C while the minimum temperature will be 15°C. Partly cloudy conditions are expected throughout the day.
The Headingley wicket is expected to assist the pacers early on and the batters need to be very cautious while dealing with the new ball. Skipper winning the toss might want to bowl first and use the conditions to their benefit. The pitch might get better for batting as the game progresses.
England: Ben Stokes (C), James Anderson, Jonathan Bairstow, Stuart Broad, Harry Brook, Zak Crawley, Ben Foakes (WK), Jack Leach, Alex Lees, Craig Overton, Jamie Overton, Matthew Potts, Ollie Pope, Joe Root.
New Zealand: Kane Williamson (captain), Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell (wicketkeeper), Trent Boult, Devon Conway. Colin de Grandhomme, Michael Bracewell (wicketkeeper), Jacob Duffy, Cameron Fletcher, Matt Henry, Kyle Jamieson, Ajaz Patel. Rachin Ravindra, Hamish Rutherford, Tim Southee, Blair Tickner, Neil Wagner, Will Young.
SONY Sports Network has the official broadcasting rights to show the England vs New Zealand series. Moreover, one can watch the live match in English on SONY SIX and in Hindi on SONY TEN 3.
One must have a subscription for the England vs New Zealand series to live stream it. Moreover, one can live stream the match on the Sony LIV app.
The series will also be available on Jio TV for Jio users.
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