England vs New Zealand: “Need To Transfer The Momentum”, Says Jonny Bairstow After Blitz In Headingley Test

England vs New Zealand: “Need To Transfer The Momentum”, Says Jonny Bairstow After Blitz In Headingley Test

Johnny Barstow His latest stunning century against New Zealand in the third Test on Friday gave rise to the Storybook Rally, signaling that England cricket was ready to overtake the Orthodox. England’s new leadership pair captain Ben Stokes And Red Ball Coach Brendan McCullumThe former New Zealand captain has urged his former struggling team to play freely.

His point was confirmed as England took a 2-0 lead in the three-match series against the World Test Champions, with just one win in the last 17 matches at this level.

But England came back to the ground brilliantly when they were bowled out for 55-6 after New Zealand’s first innings at 329 in Headingley.

Despite this, Bairstow, who was refreshed by a stunning series century in Nottingham last week, followed up with a stunning 130 not out at Yorkshire’s home ground. Together with Test debutant Jamie Everton, he shared an impressive stand of 209 as England ended the second day at 264-6, just 65 runs behind.

Everton had 89 not out on stumps – a brilliant effort by a fast bowler in his first Test innings.

McCullum is adamant on the ‘ball’, as his point of view is dubbed, it’s not just a matter of going to hell for leather.

But it looks like it’s about expanding the range of possibilities, Bairstow told reporters: “We (England) are still in their infancy, but what I would say is that we have to move the game forward. Want to

“You can go into your shell and bat the way people have done for years and years – like try to survive against the bowlers. Trent Bolt And Tim Southee When they are bowling so well – but you need to move the speed. You just have to be more discriminating with the help you render toward other people. “

‘Incredible Overton’

Bairstow hopes to have the best seat at home on Saturday as Everton looks set to complete a stunning debut century.

“Jamie played incredibly well. I guess it helps to be 6 feet 5 inches but Blooming Hack, it was somewhat seriously amazing; incredible hitting,” he said.

“Hopefully in the morning we can try to make it our first Test century, which will be very beautiful.”

The partnership between Barstow and Overton meant that this was not the first time the series, a century by New Zealand Daryl Mitchell It was shady.

On Friday, Mitchell’s 109, the middle-order batsman’s 108 at Lord’s and 190 at Trent Bridge.

The 31-year-old only played at Lord’s after suffering an injury and illness. Henry NicholasBut he used his opportunity to such an extent that Mitchell is now the only foreign batsman besides the Australian hero and great cricketer. Don Bradman To score centuries in each of the first three Tests of the series in England in 1930.

But the “competitor at heart” added that he would like to score a century in the winning goal for a change on the tour.


“It would be nice,” he said. “That’s why you play games to win Test matches for your country.”

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