Harry Brook has been making headlines in International Cricket, lately. He has been the England’s new find after Kevin Pietersen, Jonny Bairstow to bat at a fast clip. Harry Brook has been consistent than Jonny Bairstow and he is growing to become a dangerous batsman. He has all the shots in the book and some innovation too. He is going after bowlers in Tests, ODIs and T20Is. Harry Brook has scored 807 runs in just 9 innings, breaking all existing records.
Sunil Gavaskar scored 912 runs in six tests and Don Bradman scored 862 runs in same number. Harry Brook is playing his sixth Test against New Zealand for England. He slammed this century in 107 balls, to scare every bowler around the world. Herbert Sutcliffe scored 780 runs in 9 innings and Vinod Kambli scored 798 runs to break his record. Now, Harry Brook broke Vinod Kambli’s record. Sunil Gavaskar (778), Everton Weekes (777) are behind the three in top scorers list in Tests in 9 innings.
New Zealand have started well in the second Test and pushed England on back foot at 21/3. Joe Root and Harry Brook came together to put up 294-run partnership, undefeated. England ended Day One at 315/3 after such a sobby start. Harry Brook is on 184 not out and Joe Root completed his century on the last ball of the day. He is on 101 (182) and both want to bat New Zealand out of the game, in first innings. Tim Southee (1/48), Matt Henry (2/64) did well for New Zealand and Neil Wagner gave away 101 runs in a day.
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