Daryl Mitchell: In the three-Test series being played against England, New Zealand (ENG VS NZ) batsman Daryl Mitchell is running in excellent form and has broken a 73-year-old record in this series. Mitchell has so far scored 3 centuries in the series and has scored 482 runs in 5 innings at an average of 120.50. During this his highest score has been 190. Mitchell has broken a 73-year-old record set by a New Zealand batsman in a Test series in England. Let us tell you that in 1949, Martin Donnelly scored 462 runs in 4 matches.
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Centuries in third consecutive match
Daryl Mitchell has scored centuries in 3 consecutive matches in the Test series being played against England, becoming the 5th batsman from New Zealand to do so. Mitchell scored 108 in the first Test at Lord’s, 190 in the second Test at Trent Bridge and 109 in the first innings of the third Test at Headingley. Mitchell still has a chance to increase the total number of runs in the series.
However, these innings of Mitchell, running in excellent form, have not benefited New Zealand. Kiwi team is trailing 2-0 in the 3-match series. In the third test, New Zealand scored 329 runs with the help of Mitchell’s century after winning the toss, in response to which England scored 225 runs for the loss of 6 wickets.