• Zak Crawley ‘catch' for England reignites debate over umpire's soft signal

    9 days ago - By The Guardian

    New Zealand's Devon Conway ruled not out off Stuart Broad England unhappy with signal given by Richard Illingworth Does international cricket need the soft signal for low catches? It was a question posed by many, including England's bowling coach, Jon Lewis, as New Zealand moved to a position of strength on the second day at Edgbaston. The tourists closed on 229 for three, trailing by 74 runs, thanks in part to Devon Conway following the imperious double century made on debut at Lord's last week with another well-crafted 80 that underlined the left-hander's class. Related: England rue...
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  • England v New Zealand: Will Young & Devon Conway put tourists on top at Edgbaston

    9 days ago - By BBC

    A dropped catch and a questionable umpiring decision prove costly for England on a frustrating second day of the deciding Test against New Zealand at Edgbaston.
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  • England rue drops and decisions as New Zealand take upper hand

    9 days ago - By The Irish Times

    Stuart Broad furious over Devon Conway ‘catch' as opener goes on to make 80
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  • England rue drops and decisions as New Zealand take upper hand in second Test

    9 days ago - By The Guardian

    England 303: New Zealand 229-3 Broad furious over Conway ‘catch' as opener goes on to make 80 At Lord's last week Devon Conway brought up his century with an ostentatious lofted flick off his ankles and over square leg for four. At Edgbaston he brought out the shot a little earlier - he was only on 80 at the time - but the contact was just as sweet, the shot just as handsome. This time, though, among those watching it appreciatively were Joe Root, who knew it might be coming, Zak Crawley, who had been positioned to catch it, and Stuart Broad, a bowler seeking vengeance. This was not an...
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  • England v New Zealand: Will Young falls to Dan Lawrence for 82

    9 days ago - By BBC

    Will Young edges Dan Lawrence to Ollie Pope at short-leg for 82 as New Zealand finish the second day of the second Test at Edgbaston on 229-3, trailing England by 74 runs.
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