England vs New Zealand: “Want To Keep Batting As Long As I Can,” Says Joe Root After 26th Test Century

England vs New Zealand: “Want To Keep Batting As Long As I Can,” Says Joe Root After 26th Test Century

ENG vs. NZ: Joe Root celebrates after scoring winning runs against New Zealand.AFP

Batsmen after England’s victory over New Zealand in the first Test at Lord’s Joe Root He said he wanted to bat as long as he could and wanted to win as many matches as possible for his team. James Anderson And Matthew Potts Shining with the ball, Root (115 *) and Stokes (54) batted to give England a five-wicket victory over New Zealand. With this victory, England has a 1-0 lead in the series. “Sounds great, winning a Test match after a long time is a great experience. I’ve really enjoyed it and look forward to the rest of the summer. I always feel like we have tremendous support and “Whether it’s home or away, it’s good. Ben won a lot of Tests for us when I was captain. It’s the best chance for me to give it back.”

So all I want to do is keep batting and win as many games as I can for my team. As long as I have the energy and drive to do it, I will do it. I couldn’t wish for a better person. To lead this team (Stokes). I support her and will do my best to help her succeed. “

England batsman Joe Root, who completed 10,000 runs in Test cricket, became the second Englishman to receive the award and the 14th overall.

Coming into the match, England chased the target of 277 and won the match by five wickets. England completed 279/5 in 78.5 overs. Root’s unbeaten 115 * led the team to victory.

Earlier, batting first, the entire New Zealand team was bowled out for 132 runs. All-rounder only Colin D Grand Home (42 *) and Tim Southee (26) Debutants Matty Potts (13/4) and James Anderson (66/4) shook the Kiwi batting line-up with their speed.

In the second innings, England fell victim to Bolt (3/21) and Southee (4/55) and were bowled out for 141, giving them a slim lead of nine runs.


In the third innings, New Zealand looked difficult 56-4 but Daryl Mitchell (108) And Tom Blundell (96) turned the match around and performed a brilliant rescue act to take his team to 285. This helped England to a target of 277.

The second Test between England and New Zealand will be played on June 10 at Nottingham’s Trent Bridge.

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