New Zealand vs England: Black Caps batters frustrate tourists on day three after being made to follow on | Cricket News
An opening stand of 149 from Tom Latham and Devon Conway helped dent England’s victory push after they forced New Zealand to follow on in Wellington on day three of the second Test.
New Zealand captain Tim Southee offered some bold resistance at Basin Reserve with an entertaining 73 from 49 balls as his side resumed on 138-7, but he became the first of Stuart Broad’s victims in the morning as the Black Caps were dismissed for 209.
England captain Ben Stokes had no hesitation in enforcing the follow-on with the hosts needing 226 just to make the tourists bat again, but openers Latham (83) and Conway (61) frustrated the bowlers in the second innings with their third century partnership in Test cricket.
Conway and Latham eventually departed in quick succession to spinners Jack Leach and Joe Root respectively soon after tea, with Will Young also being dismissed for just eight, but Henry Nicholls and Kane Williamson saw New Zealand through to the close at 202-3 – still 24 shy of making England bat again.
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