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1st Test: NZ Beat Eng by an Innings and 65 Runs

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1st Test: NZ Beat Eng by an Innings and 65 Runs

Mount Maunganui: New Zealand has won the first test match against England and scored 60 crucial points in ICC Test Championship, leading the series with 1-0.

English team scored 370 runs in their first innings to which Kiwis replied with their historic best of 615 runs with the loss of 9 wickets.

Wicket keeper batsman BJ Watling smashed 205 runs while spinner Mitchell Santner scored first century of his career.

England started the fifth day with 55 runs for the loss of three wickets. New Zealand’s bowling attack managed to wipe up the whole English team on just 197 runs.

Joe Denly made 35 from 142 balls and Ben Stokes 28 from 84 but no batsman could produce a defining innings.

Pace bowler Neil Wagner took a superb 5-44 and Mitchell Santner 3-53 as the Black Caps secured a 1-0 series lead.

Originally Posted on Abbtak Tv

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