The England vs. New Zealand 2nd test match series is yet to begun but before going in too much details of this match such as the venue, Pitch report, Weather condition and Playing squad XI and so on, lets have quick preview about the previous match held between the two.
After leading by 1-0 in the 1st test match against the kiwis (New Zealand), the England team’s confidence will be at the top-notch level. The host, England team took on the New Zealand team on June 2nd, in their 1st test match. For the English, the Ben Stokes led team’s first win could have been a confidence booster for the England. The 1st test match was held at the Lord’s cricket stadium in London.
As starters, Kane Williamson led New Zealand squad made a remarkable disaster in their first innings and restricted themselves at 132 all out by the English. For the opponent English team as well, it wasn’t that great and they too could not suffer or withstand the bowling attacks from Kiwis and scored only 141 runs during their first innings. From the English side Matty Potts and James Anderson took 4 wickets each created a havoc type situation for the New Zealand team.
In the second innings, the kiwis with help of Daryl Mitchell’s fantastic century along with Tom Blundell’s 96 run innings tried to make a comeback into the match but the host understanding what is going on, got helped by the former England’s captain Joe Root. He played a fantastic 115 century innings for his team and won the 1st test with 5 wickets in hand.
For the English, it is a sort of an achievement because if you look at the history, you’ll find it not so well against Kiwis. There, lets now start with the match details about England vs New Zealand, 2nd test match.
- Match – England Vs. New Zealand, 2nd Test New Zealand tour to England, 2022
- Venue – Trent Bridge, Nottingham
- Date & Time – June 10th, till June 14th 3:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST)
Pitch Report – The Trent Bridge pitch seems like to be not that good for the Batters but in order to go on with, the batters have to be a little patient on the surface to adjust with whereas for the bowlers as before, it will be the best.
Weather Forecast – The weather for both sides look very pleasant as the temperature during the match is going to be between 12 degrees to 22 degrees maximum. So, nothing has to be worried about the heat or rain and play freely as much as possible.
England Vs. New Zealand, 2nd Test Playing XI
England – Alex Lees, Jony Bairstow, Joe Root, Ollie Pope, Zak Crawley, Ben Stokes (c), Matty Potts, Ben Foakes (wk), James Anderson,Matthew Parkinson, Stuart Broad.
New Zealand – Will Young, Tom Latham, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson (c), Daryl Mitchell, Cam Fletcher, Tom Blundell (wk), Kyle Jamieson, Ajaz Patel, Tim Southee, Trent Boult
Match Prediction – If you look at the playing XI of both the squad’s you find England and New Zealand having the best of the bowler line ups but when it comes to batting, the England team comes out more fatal as it has Joe Root, Ben Foakes, Jony Bairstow, as their pillar player whereas from the New Zealand side it looks a bit gloomy, as they have only Daryl Mitchell, Kane Williamson, Tom Bundell to name a few but exactly to the point, no more extra, no more lesss.
England is most likely to win the 2nd Test