Home Today's Paper Most Popular Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Subscription Blog Signin Register
Logo
Thursday, April 25, 2019 06:55:54 AM
Follow Us On: Facebook Twitter Twitter Twitter Twitter

3rd ODI

Williamson, Taylor tons power NZ to 3-wicket win over England

By Agency
16th-Jun-2015       
Comments
Share your thought
Post a comment »
Read all () »



Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor both scored hundreds in a record-breaking stand as New Zealand beat England by three wickets in the third one-day international at the Rose Bowl on Sunday to go 2-1 up in the five-match series.
New Zealand, chasing 303 for victory, were struggling at 36 for two.
But a stand of 206 between Williamson and Taylor turned the tide, although England dropped both batsmen with Taylor given several reprieves.
Williamson made 118 and Taylor 110 -- his second century in as many matches after his unbeaten 119 during New Zealand's 13 run-win at The Oval on Friday levelled the series at 1-1.
That match also saw Williamson and Taylor share a partnership of 121.
But their stand at the Rose Bowl was a New Zealand record for the third wicket in all ODI cricket, surpassing the 180 put on by Adam Parore and Ken Rutherford against India at Vaodara in 1994.
New Zealand lost a couple of late wickets and it needed a four by Tim Southee off Ben Stokes to see the World Cup finalists complete victory with an over to spare.
England were left regretting being bowled out for 302 with 28 balls of their innings left after skipper Eoin Morgan won the toss.
New Zealand's reply got off to a shaky start when Martin Guptill -- who made 189 not out in the corresponding fixture on this ground two years ago -- was lbw for two to an inswinger from left-armer David Willey, called up following Chris Jordan's series-ending side injury.
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum also fell cheaply, the dangerman lbw for 11 to Durham quick Mark Wood, playing after Liam Plunkett was ruled out with a side strain.
Taylor gave a tough chance on 17 when wicket-keeper Jos Buttler, anticipating his sweep off leg-spinner Adil Rashid, just failed to hold what would have been a spectacular one-handed catch.
Williamson, meanwhile, reached fifty with an on-driven four off Rashid -- the first of 18 runs he scored in an over.
Taylor was dropped on 67 when Buttler failed to cling on to a one-handed chance off Wood.
And he was missed again on 72 when Stokes dropped a sharp chance off a full-blooded hook, with Wood again the unlucky bowler.
The elegant Williamson then completed an 88-ball hundred, including 11 fours.
He was missed twice after reaching three figures, with Wood dropping a sitter at mid-off off Willey when Williamson was on 109.
Williamson drove Willey for a seemingly effortless six but next ball he was out when Wood held a far tougher chance than the one he had missed.
Taylor, whose hundred came off 105 balls, was eventually out when he played on to Willey.
Earlier, Tim Southee and debutant Ben Wheeler took three wickets apiece as New Zealand held England to a below par total.
Morgan made 71, Stokes 68 and Joe Root 54.
But England lost their last five wickets for 14 runs.
Southee finished with three for 44 in 8.2 overs and Wheeler, replacing Trent Boult after his fellow left-arm paceman was ruled out of the rest of the tour with a back injury, three for 63 in 10 overs.
Morgan's toss decision was unsurprising given England had piled up a record 408 for nine in a 210-run win after being sent in during the series opener at Edgbaston, while New Zealand made 398 for five batting first at The Oval.
But Wheeler scuppered England's hopes of a 350-plus total when he dismissed both Sam Billings, caught at short third man, and Stokes, bowled leg-stump.
The series continues at Trent Bridge on Wednesday.

Tariff
Add Rate

News Archive

Inside The New Nation

Editorial »

GDP data demanded by CPD won't be coming


Independent think-tank Center for Policy Dialogue (CPD) said when a government comes to power; it takes new initiatives in line with its electoral pledges. Yet nothing mentionable could be seen after the current government took office. It said an entrenched vested group is framing policies, taking the government in its ...

Football »

Long breaks fastest goal record as Gray snatches late point for Watford


Southampton striker Shane Long scored the fastest goal in Premier League history on Tuesday after netting just 7.69 seconds into his side's 1-1 draw at Watford, who snatched a point thanks to Andre Gray's late equaliser.Long's record-breaking goal came immediately after the kick-off when he blocked a clearance from Watford ...

International »

Pro-EU party launches election campaign as UK MPs return from break


A new anti-Brexit political party launched its campaign Tuesday for next month's European Parliament elections as British lawmakers returned from their Easter break with rumours of fresh bids to topple Prime Minister Theresa May.Change UK, formed by breakaway MPs from Britain's two main parties disgruntled at their stances on Brexit, ...

International »

Fake German heiress on trial in US for duping people of $275,000


AFP, New York :A jury in New York on Tuesday began deliberating the fate of a German-Russian woman charged with 10 counts of fraud and theft of $275,000 during the time she spent passing herself off as an heiress. Anna Sorokin, 28, is accused of inventing a new identity upon ...

Business & Economy »

Zarish Couture, an exclusive fashion house was inaugurated at house: 103, road: 13/A, block-C, Bananni in the city on Saturday. Farzana Rahman, Managing Director of the fashion house and Actor Siam Ahmed were also present.


Entertainment »

Sri Reddy writes an open letter to Chief Minister


Actress Sri Reddy who became a sensation for raising her voice against casting couch in Tollywood is back to making the headlines.  Sri Reddy, on Friday, wrote an open letter to K Chandrasekhar Rao, Chief Minister of Telangana and requested him to personally investigate about the sexual harassment that is ...

Entertainment »

Twitter user calls Priya Anand ‘bad luck’ for co-stars, actress hits back


Actress Priya Anand, who is popular for her roles in Telugu films 180, Ko Antey Koti and Leader, was trolled and called ‘bad luck’ for actors. Tamil actor JK Rithesh, who was recently seen in LKG, has passed away recently due to severe chest pain. Last year, actress Sridevi passed ...

National »

SIRAJDIKHAN (Munshiganj): Health Department, Sirajdikhan Upazila brought out a rally marking the National Nutrition Week yesterday .


International »

Probe shows Sri Lanka attacks 'retaliation for Christchurch': Govt


AFP :Islamist suicide bombings that killed more than 300 people in Sri Lanka at the weekend were carried out in revenge for last month's attacks on two mosques in New Zealand, the government said Tuesday, citing an initial police probe.The revelation came as the death toll in the Easter Sunday ...

Editorial »

Deadly gas pipe line blasts: Who will take responsibility?


THE gas line explosion that killed two garment workers and injured six others in a residential block in Narayanganj on early Monday is not an isolated incident, rather an explicit exposure of the danger of derelict, faulty and illegal gas connections and substandard gas burner uses. We observe that incidents ...

City »

Economist Debapriya Bhattachariya speaking at a media briefing on 'First One Hundred-Day of the Present Government: Independent Review of Bangladesh's Development' organised by CPD in CIRDAP Auditorium in the city on Tuesday.


Sports »

Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) defends against Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (center left) in the first half during Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Salt Lake City on Monday.


Football »

Ronaldo '1,000 percent' with Juventus


Cristiano Ronaldo said on Saturday he is "1,000 percent committed" to staying with Juventus next season after claiming his first Serie A title.Massimiliano Allegri's side needed just one point to nail down its eighth straight league championship, which helped ease some of the pain of its shock Champions League exit ...

International »

Top Democrats leave open option of Trump impeachment after Mueller report


Reuters, Washington :Top congressional Democrats left the door open on Sunday to the impeachment of US President Donald Trump, but said they would first need to complete their own investigations into whether he obstructed justice in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe.Some party leaders have cautioned against impeachment just 18 ...

National »

PIROJPUR: Floating Watermelon Bazar at Swarupkathi Upazila has gained momentum as the district has achieved bumper production of the summer fruit. This snap was taken on Monday.


 
Items that you save may be read at any time on your computer, iPad, iPhone or Android devices.
 
Are you new to our website? Do you have already an account at our website?
Create An Account Log in here
Email this news to a friend or like someone
Email:
Write a comment to this news