In the first Test of the series, England defeated New Zealand by 267 runs to take the lead.
As England batted first, they reached a score of 325 for 9 before declaring. England scored these runs in just 58 overs while playing their brand-new brand of Test cricket. Harry Brook, who scored 89 runs off just 81 balls, stole the show.
Prior to getting bowled out in their first innings, New Zealand scored 306 runs. For their respective teams, Tom Blundell and Devon Conway amassed the most runs. Blundell made 138 out of 181 balls before being declared out after reaching his hundred.
England was eager to amass as many runs during their second innings as possible.runs as they could to give New Zealand a respectable objective. England scored 374 before being bowled out thanks to fifty-plus scores from Joe Root, Harry Brook, and Ben Foakes.
The goal for New Zealand to win the game was 394. They had a disastrous start, losing 5 wickets for only 28 runs. In an effort to avoid embarrassing themselves, Daryl Mitchell and Michael Bracewell hit 57 and 25 runs, respectively. Yet as wickets continued to fall, New Zealand was eventually bowled out for 126 and went on to lose the game by 267 runs.
Now let’s look at the teams:
Tim Southee (captain), Michael Bracewell, Tom Blundell (wk), Devon Conway, Matt Henry, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, and Ish Sodhi are all members of New Zealand.Kane Williamson, Will Young, Neil Wagner, and Blair Tickner
Ben Duckett, Ben Foakes (wk), Zak Crawley, Ben Stokes (captain), James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Matthew Potts, Joe Root, and Olly Stone are among the players for England.