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2nd Test Day 2: Half-centuries from Devon Conway and Will Young put guests in cost at Edgbaston

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Devon Conway and Will Young scored half-centuries as New Zealand completed the second day on 229-3. The vistitors are 74 runs behind England’s first innings rating within the second and last Test Edgbaston. New Zealand’s Devon Conway scored a artful 80 in opposition to England (Courtesy: AP)HIGHLIGHTSConway and Young placed on 122 runs for the second wicketEngland had been bowled out for 303 of their first inningsTrent Boult (4/85) was the choose of the bowler for New ZealandUsing on the half-centuries from Devon Conway and Will Young New Zealand completed the second day on 229-3 within the second and last Test in opposition to at Edgbaston on Friday. The Kiwis are nonetheless 74 runs behind England’s first innings rating. The vacationers completed the day with Ross Taylor unbeaten on 46 on the different finish.Conway, recent from his good double hundred on debut at Lord’s within the opening check, smashed 12 boundaries for his 80 and alongside Young added 122 runs for the second wicket.New Zealand’s stand-in skipper Tom Latham was trapped leg earlier than with simply 15 runs on the board earlier than Conway and Will Young went on to frustrate the English bowling assault.Young confirmed unimaginable persistence for his 82 off 204 balls earlier than he turned Dan Lawrence’s maiden check wicket within the last over of the day.Conway was spared on 22 when the South African-born batsman edged seamer Stuart Broad to Zak Crawley within the slips. But with on-field umpire Richard Kettleborough having made a mushy sign of not out, TV umpire Michael Gough determined there was inadequate proof for him to overturn that call.Young, who changed injured skipper Kane Williamson within the prime order, ought to have been actually out for seven however England captain Joe Root dropped a seemingly snug probability at first slip regardless of getting each arms to the ball.Conway missed out on century when he holed out to Broad within the last session, however Young continued to indicate nice maturity on the different finish.Young, enjoying solely his third check, constructed a 92-run partnership with Taylor as England struggled to make an affect with out a full-time spinner of their lineup.Earlier, tailender Mark Wood’s flashy 41 helped England to 303 all out of their first innings, with Mark Lawrence ending unbeaten on 81.On his return to motion, Trent Boult was the choose of the bowlers with 4-85.Click right here for IndiaToday.in’s full protection of the coronavirus pandemic.