ENG vs NZ Live Scorecard: 1st Test Today’s Match Details, Live match Score Ball by Ball Commentary

England is set to host England for two-match Test series starting 2nd June at Lords in London.
England vs New Zealand, 1st Test

England is set to host New Zealand for two-match Test series starting 2nd June at Lords in London. Stay connected with us for ENG VS NZ  Live Cricket Scorecard and Ball by Ball Commentary. Both the teams look set for a competitive cricket series equipped with some big names on their side.

The hosts will take the field in the absence of Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer. They lost the services of their two superstar due to their respective injuries. On the other hand, New Zealand will be ready to give tough fights to the hosts and better their record in England. They have come up with their best squad and will try to find their best combination that can take the field in the WTC final that will be played on 18th June against India.

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ENG vs NZ Match Details

The series opener will be played at the historic ground of Lords in London. So here are the specific ENG vs NZ Match Details for the 1st Test match

MatchENG vs NZ, Match 1
Time3:30 PM IST
DateFrom 2nd June 2021
VenueLords Cricket Ground

Lords Cricket Ground, Pitch Report For 1st Test

The experts have come up with a detailed analysis for ENG vs NZ pitch report of the venue. They expect the bowlers with pace have an edge in the game. On green top, they will easily get assistance in getting some swing. The pacers will easily get movement while bowling and batsmen will have a tough road ahead. They will have to get settled before going for runs. Otherwise, they will lose their wicket in cheap against fast-bowlers.

ENG vs NZ Squads

Here is the ENG vs NZ squad for the two-match Test series:

England- Joe Root (c), Rory Burns, Zak Crawley, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Mark Wood, Sam Billings, Craig Overton, James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson, Dom Sibley, James Bracey, Olly Stone, Haseeb Hameed

New Zealand- Kane Williamson (c), Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell, Matt Henry, Kyle Jamieson, Devon Conway, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Rachin Ravindra, Will Young, Jacob Duffy, Daryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, Tom Blundell, Ajaz Patel, Tim Southee, BJ Watling, Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, Neil Wagner

England Team News

England has not reported any injury ahead of the 1st Test. James Bracy is expected to make his international debut in the 1st Test from England. In batting, Zak Crawley and Rory Burns will open the innings for the hosts.

ENG vs NZ Probable Playing XIs

Here is the perfect ENG vs NZ Probable Playing XIs for the 1st Test that will be played at Lords Cricket Ground in London.

ENG Playing 11

  1. Zak Crawley/ Dominic Sibley, 
  2. Rory Burns, 
  3. James Bracey/Sam Billings (WK), 
  4. Joe Root (C), 
  5. Ollie Pope, 
  6. Dan Lawrence, 
  7. Ollie Robinson/Mark Wood
  8. Stuart Broad, 
  9. James Anderson, 
  10. Jack Leach, 
  11. Olly Stone

New Zealand Team News

New Zealand coach has given an update that Trent Boult will be rested for the 1st Test match against England. He is expected to be replaced by Darryl Mitchell or all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme.

No other injury reported in New Zealand cricket dugout.

NZ Playing 11

  1. Devon Conway, 
  2. Tom Latham, 
  3. Kane Williamson(C), 
  4. Ross Taylor, 
  5. Henry Nicholls/Darryl Mitchell
  6. BJ Watling(WK), 
  7. Colin De Grandhomme, 
  8. Kyle Jamieson, 
  9. Rachin Ravindra/Doug Bracewell, 
  10. Neil Wagner, 
  11. Tim Southee

Dream11 Fantasy cricket tips for NZ vs ENG

Here is the Best Dream11 Team for Today ENG vs NZ for the 1st Test

Head to Head Dream11 Team Prediction ENG vs NZ 

WICKET-KEEPER: B Watling

BATSMEN: J Root, D Conway, K Williamson, R Taylor

ALL-ROUNDERS: C D Grandhomme, D Lawrence

BOWLERS: J Anderson, S Broad, N Wagner, K Jamieson

Grand League Dream11 Team Prediction ENG vs NZ 

WICKET-KEEPERS: B Watling

BATSMEN: J Root, D Conway, K Williamson, T Latham, Z Crawley, R Taylor

ALL-ROUNDERS: D Lawrence

BOWLERS: J Anderson, N Wagner, K Jamieson

Stay tuned with Kheltalk.com for ENG vs NZ Live Scorecard and ball by ball commentary. We will keep giving you the latest injury updates, team news, pitch report over the ongoing ENG vs NZ Test series. Click for the latest cricket news and updates.

Jasvinder Singh
I am Jasvinder Singh, a content specialist editor at Kheltalk, who is a sports enthusiast. I try to cover every cricket game being played on the planet. For me, sports is not limited to just writing but also playing it on the field as well.
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