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New Zealand opener Devon Conway scored 136 runs on the first day of the two-Test series against England at Lord’s on Wednesday. At the end of the day, New Zealand’s score is 246 runs after the loss of 3 wickets.
Conway’s debut match. He is the sixth cricketer in the world to score a century in a debut match at Lord’s. He is also the third non-British player to score a century at Lord’s. He has also broken Sourav Ganguly’s record for scoring the most runs at Lord’s in a debut match. Ganguly scored 131 runs in his debut match at Lord’s in 1996. Conway remains at the crease after scoring 136 runs. There are still four days of play left. Before Ganguly, Australia’s Harry Graham was the first non-British player to score a century in the debut match at Lord’s. He scored 107 against England in 1893.
Sourav Ganguly and Conway were born on the same day
Sourav Ganguly and Conway were born on the same day. Both have birthdays on 8th July. Ganguly was born on 8 July 1972 in Kolkata. Whereas Devon Conway was born in the year 1991 in Johannesburg, the capital of South Africa.
Conway and Henry Nicholls at the crease
New Zealand scored 246 runs for the loss of three wickets at the end of the first day in the first Test. Conway and Henry Nicholls are at the crease. New Zealand’s first wicket fell for 58 runs. Opener Tom Latham was dismissed after scoring 23 runs off 57 balls. At the same time, Kane Williamson was also dismissed after scoring 13 runs in 31 balls. While Ross Taylor scored 14 runs off 38 balls. Conway scored 136 off 240 balls and Nicholls scored 46 off 149 balls.
After not getting a chance in South Africa, sold the property and came to New Zealand
Devon Conway is originally from South Africa. He was born in Johannesburg, the capital of South Africa. At the age of 20, he made his first debut in South Africa. But this player did not get a chance from the national team there. After which he sold his property and shifted to New Zealand.
Scored runs in ODIs at an average of 75
He made his debut for New Zealand in March last year against Bangladesh. He made his T20 debut against West Indies in November. Batting at number three in the first T20 match against West Indies, he scored 41 runs in 29 balls with the help of five fours and one six. He has scored 473 runs in 14 T20 matches played so far at an average of 59.12. He has four half-centuries. His highest score is 99 not out. He has played three ODI matches so far. He has scored 225 runs at an average of 75.