England vs New Zealand 2nd Test, Day 1 dwell rating: England gained the toss and selected to bat first at Edgbaston in Birmingham within the second and ultimate Test in opposition to New Zealand.
New Zealand are with out their two essential cricketers – captain Kane Williamsons and wicketkeeper-batsman BJ Watling. Tom Latham is main the Blackcaps in Williamson’s absence whereas Tom Blundell will take the gloves from Watling.
There had been six modifications in whole within the New Zealand workforce from the drawn first check at Lord’s, together with the return of left-arm seamer Trent Boult.
England’s solely change noticed Olly Stone change fellow quick bowler Ollie Robinson, who was suspended for the match by the England and Wales Cricket Board pending an investigation into historic discriminatory tweets that resurfaced throughout the first check.
ENG vs NZ dwell rating 2nd Test
England XI: Rory Burns, Dom Sibley, Zak Crawley, Joe Root (captain), Ollie Pope, Dan Lawrence, James Bracey, Mark Wood, Olly Stone, Stuart Broad, Jimmy Anderson.
New Zealand XI: Tom Latham (captain), Devon Conway, Will Young, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell, Daryl Mitchell, Matt Henry, Neil Wagner, Ajaz Patel, Trent Boult.