Tim Southee of New Zealand is hit by a ball  © Getty Images
Tim Southee of New Zealand is hit by a ball © Getty Images

It was England’s day to begin with; Stuart Board produced another inspiring spell against New Zealand on Day 2 of the second Test. New Zealand lead the series 1-0, and England are on the look out for their first Test win in months. It was Colin de Grandhomme and BJ Watling that ensured the home side did not suffer the same fate as England did in the first Test. They added 142 runs for the sixth wicket to help New Zealand cut England’s lead to 115.

The live streaming of the first day’s play will be available on Hotstar, while the live telecast will be on Star Sports Select HD 1 and Star Sports Select 1 in India. The match can also be watched on SKY Sport NZ in New Zealand; all matches live streamed on the Sky Go. In England, one can view matches on Sky Sports Cricket.

De Grandhomme scored 72 off 151, while Watling is currently batting on 77. Watling has found support in Tim Southee, who is batting on 13.