Former captain Root turned the 14th batsman to move 10,000 Test runs and completed on 115 not out after sharing a sixth-wicket partnership of 120 with Ben Foakes, whose 32 not out was additionally essential for England to attain their victory goal of 277.
Second Englishman and 14th participant general to cross 10,000 Test runs 👏Joe Root – what a participant 🙌#WTC23 | #ENGvNZ… https://t.co/agjeQQ7bZY
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New Zealand’s seamers, beforehand so potent by means of the Test, discovered no swing on a chilly morning and failed to check the batsmen because the pair picked off the runs with little alarm after England had resumed at 216 for 5, needing 61 for victory.
England captain Ben Stokes can have fun victory in his first Test in cost and can be concentrating on a sequence win when the second of three Tests will get underway at Trent Bridge in Nottingham on Friday.