New Zealand out for 306 in first Test against England

MOUNT MAUNGANUI (AFP): New Zealand were dismissed for 306 in their first innings on day two of the opening Test against England in Mount Maunganui on Friday, giving the tourists a lead of 19 runs.

Wicketkeeper Tom Blundell was the last man out midway through the final session, for a career-best 138, while England seamer Ollie Robinson took 4-54.


England 1st innings 325-9 declared (H. Brook 89, B Duckett 84; N Wagner 4-82)

New Zealand 1st innings (overnight 37-3)

T. Latham c Pope b Robinson               1

D. Conway c Pope b Stoke                 77

K. Williamson lbw b Anderson              6

H. Nicholls c Crawley b Anderson          4

N. Wagner c Robinson b Broad             27

D. Mitchell lbw b Robinson                0

T. Blundell c and b Anderson            138

M. Bracewell c Stokes b Leach             7

S. Kuggeleijn b Robinson                 20

T. Southee c Duckett b Robinson          10

B. Tickner not out                        3

Extras (b4, lb3, nb5, w1)                13

Total (82.5 overs)                      306

Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Latham), 2-23 (Williamson), 3-31 (Nicholls), 4-82 (Wagner), 5-83 (Mitchell), 6-158 (Conway), 7-182 (Bracewell), 8-235 (Kuggeleijn), 9-247 (Southee), 10-306 (Blundell)

Bowling: Anderson 16.5-5-36-3 (1nb), Broad 17-2-72-1 (1nb), Robinson 19-2-54-4, Leach 18-3-84-1, Root 5-2-15-0, Stokes 7-0-38-1 (1w, 3nb)

Toss: New Zealand

Umpires: Chris Gaffaney (NZL), Aleem Dar (PAK)

TV umpire: Rod Tucker (AUS)

Match referee: David Boon (AUS)