ENG V NZ             2nd Test Day 3

England continued from their overnight score of 90/1. Lees & Pope extended their partnership and made 141 runs for 2nd wicket.

Alex Lees registered his maiden Test fifty scoring 67 runs from 125 balls

Pope & Root amassed a big partnership of 187 runs scoring at a rate of 4 runs per over.

Pope & Root both completed their respective centuries

Boult's 3 wickets helped NZ to comeback in the game

Ben Stokes scored a quick-fire 46 before falling to Michael Bracewell

Joe Root scored 163 and put on an unbroken 68-run stand with Ben Foakes as England ended the day at 473/5 and are now only 80 runs behind NZ's 1st innings score of 563