Root century drives England to triumph over New Zealand at Lord’s

Joe Root made a brilliant unbeaten 100 years to direct England to a noteworthy five-wicket triumph over New Zealand on a melancholy fourth morning of the primary Test at Lord’s on Sunday stunningly.

Previous skipper Root turned into the fourteenth batsman to breeze through 10,000 assessment runs and completed on 115 not out in the wake of sharing a 6th wicket organization of 120 with Ben Foakes, whose 32 not out was likewise pivotal for England to arrive at their triumph focus of 277.

New Zealand’s seamers, beforehand so strong through the Test, tracked down no swing on a chilly morning and neglected to test the batsmen as the pair took out the pursues with little caution England had continued at 216 for five, requiring 61 for triumph.

Britain commander Ben Stokes can celebrate triumph in his most memorable Test in control and will focus on a series win when the second of three Tests starts off at Trent Bridge in Nottingham on Friday.