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Day 3 - Stumps, New Zealand need 331 runs

Match Details

England vs New Zealand

Venue - Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui

Toss Winner - New Zealand won the toss and opt to bowl first

Series - England tour of New Zealand, 2023

Date of the Match - Saturday, 18 February, 2023

Time - 6:30 AM (IST)

Season - 2023

Umpires - Aleem Dar (PAK), Chris Gaffaney (NZ)

Third Umpire - Rod Tucker (AUS)

Match Referee - David Boon (AUS)

Match Review

     On Saturday, February 18, at the Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui, New Zealand and England played in the 1st Test, day 3 match of the England tour of New Zealand, 2023.

     Stuart Broad destroyed New Zealand's top order and placed England in position to win the first Test. The Black Caps' second innings was reduced to 63 for 5 at day three's end thanks to Broad's four clean bowled wickets under the lights, thereby ending their chances of achieving their winning score of 394. 

     At the Bay Oval, England has two full days to take the final five wickets and win the two-match series, giving them a 10th victory in their previous 11 Test matches.

Brief Score

     In the first inning, New Zealand have scored 306 for 10 in 82.5 overs (Tom Latham 1, Devon Conway 77, Kane Williamson 6, Henry Nicholls 4, Daryl Mitchell 0, Tom Blundell (wk) 138, Neil Wagner 27, Michael Bracewell 7, Scott Kuggeleijn 20, Tim Southee 10, Blair Tickner 3, Extras 13)

     In the second inning, New Zealand have scored 63 for 5 in 23 overs (Tom Latham 15, Devon Conway 2, Kane Williamson 0, Henry Nicholls 7, Daryl Mitchell 13, Tom Blundell (wk) 1, Michael Bracewell 25, Extras 0)

     In the first inning, England have scored 325 for 9 in 58.2 overs (Ben Duckett 84, Zak Crawley 4, Ollie Pope 42, Joe Root 14, Harry Brook 89, Ben Stokes 19, Ben Foakes (wk) 38, Ollie Robinson 15, Stuart Broad 2, Jack Leach 1, Extras 17)

     In the second inning, England have scored 374 for 10 in 73.5 overs (Ben Duckett 25, Zak Crawley 28, Ollie Pope 49, Joe Root 57, Harry Brook 54, Ben Stokes 31, Ben Foakes (wk) 51, Ollie Robinson 39, Stuart Broad 7, Jack Leach 12, James Anderson 6, Extras 15)

What is the Score?

     New Zealand needs 331 runs.


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