New Delhi: The final of the World Test Championship will be played between Team India and New Zealand from June 18. Prior to that, New Zealand’s team is currently playing a 2-match Test series against England at their home. In the first match of this series, opening batsman Devon Conway, making his debut for New Zealand, has hit a double century.
Conway hits double century
Devon Conway, who made his debut for New Zealand in the first match against England, has scored a brilliant double century. Conway hit 22 fours and a six in his 347-ball knock on the second day of the Test. He completed a double century by hitting a six. Conway was dismissed after scoring 200 runs.
New Zealand scored 378 runs thanks to the brilliant innings of Devon Conway. At the same time, England’s score is 25 runs for two wickets in the first innings. This match is being played at the historic ground Lords.
Devon Conway breaks Sourav Ganguly’s record
Conway scored a century on the first day of this test. 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 the same 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.
Let us tell you that the World Test Championship final between Team India and New Zealand will be played in Southampton on 18 June. After which the Indian team will start the series against England in Nottingham from August 4. The second Test will be played at Lord’s from 12 to 16 August, the third at Leeds from 25 to 29 August, the fourth at The Oval from 2 to 6 September and the fifth at Manchester from 10 to 14 September.