Devon Conway. (Reuters Represent)
LONDON: Original Zealand’s Devon Conway joined a steal out neighborhood of cricketers on Wednesday by marking his Take a look at debut with a hundred at Lord’s.
The South Africa-born opener stumbled on himself thrust into the mosey straight away after Original Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and batted within the first of a two-match series towards England.
But whereas big name batsman Williamson and the skilled Ross Taylor both fell cheaply, the 29-Three hundred and sixty five days-old Conway pressed on to a 163-ball century, reaching the landmark with a flamboyant whipped legside four, his 11th boundary off England debutant mercurial bowler Ollie Robinson.
Ultimate five various batsmen had beforehand scored a Take a look at debut hundred at Lord’s, with Conway the first Original Zealand international to enact the feat.
Batsmen to bear scored Take a look at debut hundred at Lord’s (player, total, staff, opposition, Three hundred and sixty five days):
Harry Graham 107 AUS v ENG 1893
John Hampshire 107 ENG v WIS 1969
Sourav Ganguly 131 IND v ENG 1996
Andrew Strauss 112 ENG v NZL 2004
Matt Prior 126 no ENG v WIS 2007