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- Henry Nicholls was dismissed in bizarre fashion during the first day of the third Test between England and New Zealand.
- Ben Stokes, recently appointed as captain and looking to lead England to its first test series victory since January 2021, said he was simply “a bit stiff” and agreed with an assessment it was just wear and tear.
Things went horribly wrong for Jack Leach, who landed awkwardly and soon after required medical attention.
The incident, which was cheered by the fans present at the stands, took place in the final session of the day when Australia were batting at 117/3.
- Lancashire all-rounder Liam Livingstone was awarded an increment contract for the first time after his excellent campaign during the English summer.