New Zealand captain Kane Williamson admitted he was grateful for Joe Denly’s butter fingers after helping the Black Caps close out a series victory over England at Hamilton.
Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor thwarted England’s push for an unlikely victory in the second Test as New Zealand comfortably held on for a rain-affected draw at Hamilton to claim a 1-0 series triumph.
The spectator who allegedly directed racist abuse towards England paceman Jofra Archer faces a lifetime ban from attending cricket matches in New Zealand.
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson labelled the alleged racist abuse directed towards England paceman Jofra Archer in the first Test at Mount Maunganui as “horrific”.
England were unable to negotiate batting out the final day against New Zealand as a series of injudicious strokes saw the tourists hammered by an innings and 65 runs at Mount Maunganui.
Sam Curran reflected with some satisfaction about claiming the wicket of New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and believes the manner of the dismissal augurs well for England.
Dom Sibley will make his England debut in the first Test against New Zealand at Mount Maunganui.
Jofra Archer may be one of the hottest commodities in cricket after an astonishing summer but England captain Joe Root believes the paceman underrates his own talent.
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson was not surprised by the abolition of the boundary countback rule that led to England being crowned World Cup winners in July.