England v New Zealand: when is second Test match?

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Trent Bridge will host the second Test match after England achieved a rare win at Lord’s.

The opening day couldn’t have started any better with New Zealand going 36/6 thanks to superb bowling from James Anderson and newcomer Matty Potts.

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However, England then suffered their own batting collapse, only managing to hold a nine-run lead in the first innings.

New Zealand took control on day two as Daryl Mitchell hit a century and Tom Blundell scored 96 to give his side 285 points.

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England’s second innings looked doomed as they once again found themselves at 69/4 and still needed over 200 runs to win.

Root was on fire, continuing his spectacular form, scoring 115* while surpassing 10,000 test runs.

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Ben Stokes, left, and Man of the Match Joe Root after England’s Test win

A hundred-year partnership between Root and the current wicket-keeper kept England safe and they were able to enjoy their first Test win since August 2021.

With just days to go before they hit the ground running again, here’s everything you need to know ahead of the second friendly between England and New Zealand…

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When is the second test match?

The next test match starts on Friday 10 June 2022 and ends (if all five days are needed) on Tuesday 14 June 2022.

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Where is the second test match?

The second test match will be played at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. The last time England had a friendly at Trent Bridge was against India last summer and the game was drawn.

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England’s most successful spell on this ground was between June 2009 and July 2013 when they recorded five consecutive wins against five different teams.

New Zealand last played at Trent Bridge in June 2008 and England won by one innings and nine runs. Their last win on the ground was in 1986 and they beat England by eight wickets.

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Here’s how to watch the second test match

Sky Sports will have all the coverage of England’s next friendly against New Zealand. The match will be shown on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Cricket.

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How to buy Trent Bridge tickets

Tickets cost between £15 and £85

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Who is in the squads?

After suffering a concussion early on day one, Jack Leach was ruled out for the remainder of the game and Matt Parkinson replaced him.

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The latter has been called up to England’s squad for the second Test as we await confirmation on whether Leach will recover in time to play.

The teams for the upcoming test match will be announced on Thursday or Friday morning.

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Here are the rosters for both teams:

England: Ben Stokes (C), Zak Crawley, Alex Lees, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Foakes, Matthew Potts, Jack Leach, Matt Parkinson Stuart Broad, James Anderson.

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New Zealand: Kane Williamson (C), Tom Blundell, Trent Boult, Michael Bracewell, Devon Conway, Colin de Grandhomme, Cam Fletcher, Matt Henry, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, will young

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