Devon Conway I 222 mins, 153 balls.. For the first time, India’s new ‘star of the eye’ has come in front of India, as soon as the ‘record’ result comes, Devon Conway hits half century against India in World Test Championship fin
- Devon Conway scores a half-century in the WTC final against India
- Left handed batsman becomes first batsman to score half century in WTC final
- Devon Conway is playing his first match at the World Test Championship
Southampton: New Zealand opener Devon Conway scored a brilliant half-century on the third day of the World Test Championship final against India on Sunday and registered a special achievement. The left-handed batsman spent 222 minutes at the crease and faced 153 balls and scored 54 runs with the help of 6 fours. South African-born Devon Conway was caught by Ishant Sharma at mid-on by Mohammed Shami.
New Zealand got off to a great start by openers Tom Latham (30) and Devon Conway (54) in reply to the Indian team’s first innings of 217 runs. Both shared a 70-run partnership for the first wicket. Ashwin broke this partnership by getting Latham caught at the hands of Virat Kohli in covers. After this, Conway got the support of captain Kane Williamson (12 *). Both shared a 41-run partnership for the second wicket.
Conway’s Special Achievements
Conway meanwhile scored the second half-century of his Test career and added a special achievement to his account. Devon Conway became the first batsman to score a half-century in a World Test Championship final. Earlier, the Indian team batted, but none of their batsmen could cross the 50-run mark. Conway made this special achievement in his name.
Let us tell you that the final of the World Test Championship is Conway’s first match in this tournament. Conway made his debut in the recently concluded two-match Test series against England. The left-handed batsman made a lot of headlines by scoring a double century in his debut match.
The 29-year-old Devon Conway has performed brilliantly in his Test career so far. Where he scored a double century in the debut test. At the same time, he played a fine innings of 80 runs in the second test. Now he proved his worth in a very good manner by scoring a half-century in the WTC final against India. Conway was earlier known for limited overs cricket. He scored 225 runs in 3 ODIs with the help of a century and a half-century. At the same time, in 14 T20 International matches, he scored 473 runs with the help of 4 half-centuries.
Let us inform that in reply to India’s first innings 217 runs, New Zealand scored 101 runs in 49 overs for the loss of 2 wickets till the end of the day’s play. New Zealand’s team is currently 116 runs behind India’s score with 8 wickets remaining.
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