Kane Williamson pulled off a move from the Matrix to avoid getting hit from a Jofra Archer bouncer
Kane Williamson scored a century in the second Test against England and ensured New Zealand won the series 1-0.
The Kiwi captain made a half-century in the first Test where England lost by an innings but the away side had the upper hand in this clash.
Joe Root’s double ton put New Zealand in to bat again but centuries from Williamson and Ross Taylor ensured a draw.
Williamson was a little lucky in the game too. The 29-year-old is possibly the greatest batsman from the country and had to display a lot of dexterity and flexibility to avoid a Jofra Archer bouncer.
Players often get hit by bouncers or short balls, but this was something out of the Matrix from the Kiwi star.
Archer is one of the best in the world and his speed is another problem to deal with. Williamson’s helmet seemed to be just centimetres away from the ball, and it was a great escape from the 29-year-old.
Archer has made his name in recent years during the IPL and was part of the England side that won the World Cup by defeating the Kiwis.
The England star was the bowler in the Super Over which saw the home side defeat the Kiwis in a thrilling manner.
New Zealand’s batsmen do the job
The first Test displayed the quality of New Zealand’s batting deep in their order too. BJ Watling scored an incredible 205 coming in at No. 6 while Mitchell Santner also got a ton after coming in at No. 8.
Only Ben Stokes came close to scoring a century for the away side in the first Test with a 91 but England struggled to get runs on the board.
Neil Wagner was a thorn in the side of England’s batting. He picked up five wickets in their second innings during the first Test.
The Kiwi bowler finished that match with eight wickets and got another fiver in the drawn second Test.
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