Second Test Day 2 Highlights: NZ vs. ENG By the end of Day 2 of the second Test at the Basin Reserve in Wellington, England had reduced New Zealand to 138/7 thanks in part to three wickets each from James Anderson and Jack Leach. Tom Blundell and skipper Tim Southee were unbeaten on 25 and 23, respectively, following a top-order collapse. The visitors declared their innings earlier at 435/8 after long innings by Joe Root and Harry Brook. With Harry Brook (184*) and Joe Root (101*) at the crease, England had resumed their innings on Day 2 at 315/3. In the second Test against New Zealand, England was well in charge because to Harry Brook’s scorching 184 not out on Friday in Wellington.
Before rain cut short the first day of the series finale early, Joe Root was unbeaten on an elegant 101 as the tourists rumbled their way to 315-3. (SCORECARD)