Devon Conway continued his record-breaking spree within the first Take a look at match in opposition to England at Lord’s. After going previous Sourav Ganguly and Ranjitsinjhi’s data and turning into the primary debutant to attain a double ton in England on Day 1 and Day 2, Conway on Day 4 broke Kepler Wessels’ 39-year-old world report for essentially the most runs an opener on Take a look at debut.
Conway, who had scored 200 within the first innings, was dismissed for 23 within the second however his combination of 223 runs arrange a brand new world report. He went previous Wessels, who had scored 218 – 162 and 46 runs – in his debut Take a look at method again in 1982 in opposition to England.
Conway is fifth on the listing of most runs scored in a debut Take a look at. The listing is led by West Indies’ Lawrence Row, who had scored 314 runs in opposition to Australia in 1972.
Conway additionally went previous Matthew Sinclair to register most runs by a New Zealand cricketer on debut. Sinclair had scored 214 (one innings) in opposition to West Indies in 1999.
New Zealand have been 62-2 of their second innings at stumps on the fourth day, a lead of 165 runs.
Ollie Robinson, persevering with a formidable on-field debut, dismissed each fellow newcomer Conway and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson for a return of 2-8 in 9 overs.
By then New Zealand, following Friday’s whole washout, had broken their hopes of going 1-0 up on this two-match collection by twice reprieving Burns earlier than the Surrey left-handed opener accomplished his third Take a look at century.
Burns was lastly the final man out for 132 to offer veteran paceman Southee figures of 6-43 in 25.1 overs as England, in peril of following-on at 140-6, reached 275 — nonetheless 103 runs adrift of New Zealand’s first-innings 378.
Williamson, nevertheless, is unlikely to make a declaration that might give England an opportunity to win forward of each subsequent week’s collection climax at Edgbaston and New Zealand’s look within the inaugural World Take a look at Championship last in opposition to India later this month.