England vs New Zealand: ICC World Test Championship points table updated after England vs New Zealand second Test

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England beat New Zealand by 5 wickets in the second Test of the three-match series played at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, chasing a challenging target of 299 on the fifth day of the match on June 14, 2022. The ICC World Test Championship points table has made some interesting changes.

New Zealand did well in their second innings to score 284 runs thanks to half-centuries from Will Young (56), Devon Conway (52) and Daryl Mitchell (62*), thanks to a small lead of 14 runs. In the first innings, Ben Stokes-led England managed to chase down a difficult target of 299 runs for the team.

The Blackcaps also got off to a good start as Trent Boult held Zak Crowley for 0 and Joe Root for 3, while Tim Southee dismissed Alex Lees for 44 and Matt Henry dismissed Pope for 18, leaving England 93. Came to /4 and the tension started. To build in the camp of the three lions.

Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow.  PC - Getty
Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow. PC – Getty

But then Jonny Bairstow and Ben Stokes took the challenge to their horns and added a quick 176 for the fifth wicket. Bairstow was more aggressive as he smashed 136 runs with 7 sixes and 14 fours before becoming the third victim of Trent Boult, who hit a six in the first innings.

Ben Stokes continued to trouble the Kiwi bowlers as he finished on 75* with 10 fours and 4 sixes as he steered England to a 5-wicket win and a 2-0 lead in the series.

Joe Root, Ollie Pope, Daryl Mitchell and Tom Blundell made merry in the first innings

England captain Ben Stokes had won the toss and opted to bowl but he will regret his decision as New Zealand scored 553 runs in their first innings. Daryl Mitchell scored his second straight century in the series, his Test best of 190 with 23 fours and 4 sixes, while Tom Blundell scored 106 with 14 fours here in Nottingham, including a New Zealand record of 236 for 5. .th Wicket.

Daryl Mitchell and Tom Blundell.  pc-getty
Daryl Mitchell and Tom Blundell. pc-getty

England’s reply was in the same vein as Joe Root continued his golden run with the bat, hitting 176 with 26 fours and 1 six, while Ollie Pope hit his maiden Test century at the new No. 3 spot, hitting 13 fours. With 145 runs and 3 sixes. Apart from these two, Ben Stokes scored 46 and Ben Fox scored 56, in response to which England scored 539 runs.

Trent Boult took one wicket for New Zealand, while James Anderson completed his 650 wickets in Tests during this Test match.

Here is the latest updated ICC World Test Championship points table after England vs New ZealandRa testing:

Updated ICC World Test Championship points table after the second Test of England vs New Zealand.  PC- ICC
Updated ICC World Test Championship points table after the second Test of England vs New Zealand. PC- ICC