Harry Cherington Brooke is an English first-class cricketer who plays for Yorkshire County Cricket Club. Primarily a right-handed batsman, he also bowls right-arm medium pace. He made his international debut in January 2022 for the England cricket team.
Tim Southee won a Crucial Toss
On a surface that was so green it hid with the outfield. Tim Southee won a crucial toss and his bowlers paved the way for an early lead in the morning session on Day 1 at the Basin Reserve. Southee himself had turned down the first ball of the Test match by shouting LBW. Matt Henry found the right length twice to dismiss Zak Crawley and Ollie Pope before making a comeback. Southee removed Ben Duckett to claim his 700th international wicket – becoming the first New Zealander to do so. Joe Root and Harry Brook took the team to 53 for 3 at the end of the first hour’s play. Activism was used to blunt the accompanying circumstances with the home team. As the session progressed, the swing broke and the pair took England to lunch without further loss.
ENG vs NZ: Harry Brook Scored a Century Again
English batsman Harry Brook has become a headache for New Zealand. It has become difficult for the Kiwi bowlers to stop them. Brook scored half-centuries in both innings of the first Test against New Zealand. Now his amazing form was seen on the first day of the second Test as well. He scored a blistering century in the first innings. This is the fourth Test century of Brook’s career. Brook, who made his debut in Test cricket in September last year, is playing the sixth Test match of his career and has scored 4 centuries and 3 half-centuries in just 9 innings of Test cricket. One has instilled fear in the mind of the bowlers. He scored 136 runs in 131 balls till the second session on the first day of the second Test. During this, he hit 18 fours and 3 sixes.
Henry was the First to Receive it
England then made ground through Joe Root and Harry Brook, who halted the slide with an undefeated 80-run partnership to pull the visitors to 101 for 3 at lunch. In the final over before the break, Brook brought up his fourth Test fifty off 51 balls. With generous swing on offer, the England openers were attentive, even as Southee and Henry took time to identify the ideal length. Henry was the first to get it, as he bowled a length ball that Jack Crawley could not play and feathered the ball behind the stumps to Tom Blundell.
England Recovered After Falling 3 Wickets
Against New Zealand on Friday, Brook’s bat scored a century when the English team had lost their 3 big wickets in the form of Jack Crowley, Ben Duckett, and Ollie Pope for just 21 runs. He handled the faltering English innings together with Joe Root. After the fall of 3 wickets, Brook came to the crease and scored a century in 107 balls. He is now eyeing to convert his century into a double century.
Such has been the Performance in ODIs and T20s
Harry Brook has played only 3 ODIs so far. Here he has not been able to do anything special. Brook has scored just 86 runs in 3 innings of ODIs at a batting average of 28.66. Although his record in T20I is better. Brook has so far scored 372 runs in 17 innings of 20 T20 matches at an average of 26.57 and a strong strike rate of 137.77.
Harry Brook is Part of SRH’s Squad
In the auction for IPL 2023, Harry Brook was fiercely bid. Many franchisees tried to have him in their court. Here Sunrisers Hyderabad made this explosive batsman a part of their squad by paying the highest price. Sunrisers Hyderabad bought Harry Brook for 13.25 crores.
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