Devon Conway breaks Sourav Ganguly’s record as alarm bells ahead of WTC final


New Delhi: The New Zealand team is currently facing England in the first match of the 2-match Test series at their home. On the first day of this match, New Zealand’s opening batsman Devon Conway scored a brilliant century. The amazing thing was that this was Conway’s first Test match.

Conway’s Amazing

Devon Conway, who made his debut for New Zealand in the first match against England, scored a brilliant unbeaten century. After the end of the first day’s play, he returned not out after scoring 136 runs. Due to Conway’s brilliant century, New Zealand scored 246 runs on the first day for the loss of 3 wickets. This match is being played at the historic ground Lords.

broke grandfather’s big record

Conway is the sixth batsman overall to score a century on his debut at Lord’s. With this century, he has broken a 25-year-old record of former India captain Sourav Ganguly. In fact, in 1996, when Dada made his Test debut at this ground, he scored 131 runs. With that innings, he became the batsman to play the biggest innings at Lord’s in the debut match. But Conway played an unbeaten 136 on the very first day, that record has now been made in his name.

Trouble in WTC Finals

Conway, who played such a brilliant innings in his first match in England, can also become a problem in the World Test Championship against India. Conway has so far emerged as the best player for New Zealand in all three formats. Before coming to England, he had also said that he is working very hard to deal with the Indian spin bowlers. In such a situation, Virat Kohli’s team will have a big responsibility to stop him.


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