In the second test match being played between England and New Zealand, English team fast bowler Stuart Broad set a new record in the case of getting out for zero in Test cricket. Broad was dismissed for naught in the first innings of the second Test against New Zealand and was caught by Tom Blundell on his own delivery by Trent Boult. However, England's team scored 303 runs against the Kiwis in the first innings on the basis of half-centuries from Rory Burns and Lawrence.
Stuart Broad got out for zero for the 37th time in Tests
This was the 37th time in Test cricket when Stuart Broad got out for a duck and in the longest format of cricket he came second in terms of getting out for a duck. He surpassed Chris Martin who was dismissed for zero 36 times in Tests. Former West Indies fast bowler Courtney Walsh is at number one for the most number of dismissals for zero in Test cricket. Walsh was dismissed for zero 43 times in Test cricket during his cricket career. At the same time, at number four in this case is former Australian fast bowler Glenn Maxwell, who has done this 35 times.
Top 4 batsmen who got out on zero most times in Test cricket-
43 - Courtney Walsh
37 - Stuart Broad
36 - Chris Martin
35 - Glenn McGrath
Rory Burns scored 81 runs in the first innings of the second Test for England, while Lawrence scored an unbeaten 81. Apart from this, Mark Wood contributed 41 runs and Sibble contributed 35 runs. Captain Joe Root could only manage 4 runs in this innings. For New Zealand, Trent Boult took four, Matt Henry three, Ajaz Patel took two and Neil Wagner took one wicket.