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England vs New Zealand second Test at Trent Bridge day one

England hit back with two late wickets but cannot prevent New Zealand from collecting 108 runs at lunchtime after Ben Stokes wins toss and opts to bowl at Trent Bridge in second Test

  • England won the test and chose to bowl at Trent Bridge for the second test
  • Tom Latham and Will Young brought New Zealand to 84-0 in a strong batting start
  • But Young was caught behind by Zak Crawley bowling Ben Stokes for 47 runs
  • Latham hit the next ball for 26 off James Anderson via a Matthew Potts catch

A gloomy morning got a little brighter for England thanks to two wickets in so many deliveries against New Zealand, bringing them back into the second Test at lunchtime after a fine start from the tourists.

Forced into at bat, New Zealand openers Tom Latham and Will Young accelerated the World Test champions to an 84-0 lead.

However, Young was the first wicket to fall when he was caught behind Ben Stokes’ bowling by Zak Crawley.

Latham fell the next throw of James Anderson’s first ball from his over when Matthew Potts took a dive to the right.

New Zealand went for lunch at 108-2 with a run rate of 4.15.

Ben Stokes celebrates after taking the wicket from Tom Latham during day one of the second Test

Ben Stokes celebrates after taking the wicket from Tom Latham during day one of the second Test

Stuart Broad cuts a frustrated figure as New Zealand dominated the start of the second Test

Stuart Broad cuts a frustrated figure as New Zealand dominated the start of the second Test

Will Young caused a lot of resistance from the tourists - he scored 47 points before he was out

Will Young caused a lot of resistance from the tourists – he scored 47 points before he was out

Tom Latham loses after being sent off the next ball by James Anderson

Tom Latham loses after being sent off the next ball by James Anderson

Anderson (third from left) celebrates with his teammates as England claim another wicket on Friday

Anderson (third from left) celebrates with his teammates as England claim another wicket on Friday

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