ENG vs NZ: Kane Williamson & Co hit the nets for the first time after IPL 2021 suspension ahead of Lord’s Test- Kane Williamson-led New Zealand on Sunday hit the nets for the first time after the suspension of IPL 2021 ahead of the opening Test at Lord’s in London. The likes of Ross Taylor, BJ Watling, Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner and other New Zealand players practiced ahead of the 1st fixture against England. They will take on Joe Root’s England in the opening Test beginning June 2. The two match Test series will help the Kiwis prepare for the World Test Championship. The Kiwis would aim for a top start ahead of the inaugural ICC WTC Final against India that will be held at The Rose Bowl, Southampton starting June 18.
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Since arriving in Southampton, the Kiwis were not able to train outdoors in a proper manner due to England’s wettest May-s. The Met Office had reported that the UK was at its 10th wettest May since the records began in 1862.
England vs New Zealand Test Squads
Joe Root (C), James Anderson, Sam Billings, James Bracey, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Zak Crawley, Haseeb Hameed, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Craig Overton, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson, Dom Sibley, Olly Stone, Mark Wood
New Zealand squad
Kane Williamson (C), Henry Nicholls, Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, Rachin Ravindra, Will Young, Jacob Duffy, Daryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, Tom Blundell, Devon Conway, Tom Latham, BJ Watling, Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell, Matt Henry, Kyle Jamieson, Ajaz Patel, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner
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ENG vs NZ schedule
June 2-6, 1st Test at Lord’s Cricket Ground, London
June 10-14, 2nd Test at Edgbaston, Birmingham
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