Birmingham: The Kiwis thrashed England in the home Test series after 7 years, New Zealand won the second Test by 8 wickets and won the two-match series 0-1, Lord’s was drawing the match, Sri Lanka in 2014 Had beaten England at home. Matt Henry was named Man of the Match and Conway the best player of the series.
According to the details, the signs of England’s defeat in Birmingham became visible only on the third day of the match on Saturday. On Sunday, the fourth day, their story was over in just 11 overs. The host XI started the previous day’s score with 9 wickets for 122 runs. Trent Bolt gave the visitors the required wicket on the first ball of the innings. The wicket-keeper Tom Blundell, who came out of the ball of Oli Stone, easily stopped it. Stone was dismissed on the individual score of 15.
James Anderson remained unbeaten without a run. The Kiwis got an easy target of 38 runs but even in reaching it, two of their players were sent off. Will Young (8) and Devon Conway (3) returned to the pavilion. Location captain Tom Latham remained unbeaten on 23, Ross Taylor remained on the non-striker end without opening an account and returned to the dressing room when the team’s victory was announced. Latham scored a four on the third man boundary to give the Kiwis victory Made sure Earlier in 2014, Sri Lanka had beaten England in a Test series at home and now, seven years later, the Kiwis became the first team to fly the flag of victory here. On the fourth day, only 11 overs were possible. On the fourth day, they were entitled to a refund.