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Updated on: Saturday, June 05, 2021, 10:18 PM IST

ENG vs NZ 1st Test 2021, Day 4: Tim Southee takes six but Rory Burns century trims New Zealand lead to 103

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Englands Rory Burns plays a shot on the fourth day of the first Test cricket match between England and New Zealand at Lords Cricket Ground in London on June 5, 2021 | AFP

Englands Rory Burns plays a shot on the fourth day of the first Test cricket match between England and New Zealand at Lords Cricket Ground in London on June 5, 2021 | AFP

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New Zealand pacer Tim Southee captured his 12th five-wicket haul to help bowl out England for 275 in their first innings, and earn a 103-run lead, despite opener Rory Burns's century on the fourth day of the first Test here at Lord's on Saturday.

Southee finished with six for 43, his second five-wicket haul at Lord's. Burns batted for almost eight hours and faced 297 balls for his 132. Captain Joe Root and Ollie Robinson scored 42 each.

Brief scores:

New Zealand 378 all out; England 275 all out (R. Burns 132, J. Root 42, Ollie Robinson 42, Tim Southee 6/43, Kyle Jamieson 3/85)

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Published on: Saturday, June 05, 2021, 10:18 PM IST
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