• Chris Silverwood’s side fail to dismiss New Zealand A tail
Jos Buttler heads into his first Test back as England’s full-time wicketkeeper claiming to have a “nothing to lose” attitude and a refreshed mind following the emotional drain of the World Cup and Ashes summer.
Buttler’s first-innings 110 and some fine glovework behind the stumps were among the chief plus-points for England as they chewed over a slightly frustrating draw in their final warm-up before Thursday’s first Test against New Zealand.
Written by Ali Martin at the Cobham Oval
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/nov/17/england-cricket-new-zealand-jos-buttler-fresh-draw under the title “Jos Buttler feeling fresh but England toil in draw against New Zealand A”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.