Joe Root has once again proved what a marvelous batsman he is! On day 4 of the 2nd Test match, Joe root has bagged another century. Roots scored 176 when Boult sent him back to the pavilion. Southee Boult’s slower balls hit just right. The one by Boult is a bit slower, but it worked in his team’s favor. Here in this article, we talk about England vs New Zealand 2 Test Day 4 Match updates.
Outside, the bowls it full and speeds away. Root, in his current frame of mind, went for the drive and pops it to cover. The right-handed batsman was not very happy about the beat. Even as he raises the bat and walks away, the former England captain is not cheerful. The score was 516/6 when Joe walked away from the ground.
Although Root was just numbers away from his double hundreds, His consistent performance has kept his team pretty close to New Zealand so far.
England vs New Zealand 2 Test Day 4 – Live Match Update:
Joe Root departs after playing a Magnificent Knock of 176 Runs from just 211 balls. He Missed his double hundred but what an Outstanding Innings he has played, just Phenomenal batting!👏👏#ENGvsNZ #JoeRoot pic.twitter.com/0IIuT1wtdg
— Rahul Choudhary (@Rahulc7official) June 13, 2022
England drew closer to New Zealand’s first innings total of 533 on Day 3 of the ongoing second Test, with Joe Root finishing unbeaten on 163. After smashing a match-winning tonne in the first Test, Root continued his outstanding form by guiding England to 473/5.
For the most part, he got strong assistance from Ollie Pope, and after Jonny Bairstow and Pope fell in quick succession, Ben Stokes played a cameo of 46 off 33 before succumbing to Michael Bracewell.
What a day for these two. ❤️
— England Cricket (@englandcricket) June 12, 2022
After Joe Root’s 116-ball century on day three of England‘s second Test against New Zealand, former England captain Michael Vaughan praised him and dubbed him a “genius.”
Root, who also hit a crucial century in England’s first-innings triumph at Lord’s, finished Sunday’s play on 163 not out, with the hosts still behind the Black Caps’ first-inning total of 553 by 80 runs when Trent Bridge closed on 473-5.
Root reached three figures in just 116 balls, the fewest he has ever needed to strike a century in a fruitful Test career, and he has now converted 10 of his previous 14 fifties into 100s.
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