Delhi: In the second match of the Test series being played in Wellington against England new zealand Even if the first inning was bad. But, he started the second innings with a bang. After taking a huge lead of 226 runs in the first innings, England followed on to New Zealand. With the hope that he will wrap up another innings of the Kiwis very comfortably. But at the crease, Tom Latham and Devon Conway froze in such a way that only these two together gave a century partnership. During this, wicket-keeper batsman Tom Latham also made a big achievement in his name.
Tom Latham and Devon Conway could not get their team off to a strong start in the first innings of the Wellington Test against England. Conway was then dismissed without losing the account, while Latham played an inning of 35 runs. But, in the second innings, taking a lesson from the mistake of the first innings, both displayed a good inning and also completed their half-centuries.
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Tom Latham completes 5000 runs in Tests
Tom Latham completed 5000 runs in Test cricket during his half-century in the second innings of the Wellington Test against England. He became the 7th New Zealand batsman to do so. Latham accomplished this feat in the 127th innings of the 72nd match of his Test career. The half-century scored in the second innings of the Wellington Test was the 26th half-century of his Test career.
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Ross Taylor holds the record for the most Test runs for New Zealand, he has scored 7683 runs in 196 innings of 112 Tests. The second place in this list is of Kane Williamson, who is very close to leaving Taylor behind. He has scored 7655 runs in 92 tests. These two are followed by Stephen Fleming (7172 runs), Brendon McCullum (6453 runs), Martin Crowe (5444 runs) and John Wright (5334 runs).
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Tom Latham’s name is definitely at number 7 after all these, but the kind of cricket this 30-year-old Kiwi opener is playing now, if he plays like this for 3-4 years, then surely he will be the highest Test scorer for New Zealand. Leaving everyone behind in the list of run-scorers, will capture the first or second position.