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Test cricket, score, Jonny Bairstow, video, standing ovation, reaction, updates, how to watch

Jamie Overton fell agonisingly short of a debut century in the third Test on Saturday but England still led New Zealand after the first innings.

Overton was out for 97 but Jonny Bairstow extended his overnight 130 not out to 162 on his Headingley home ground.

England, already 2-0 up in this three-match series, were bowled out for 360 in reply to New Zealand’s 329 on the third day — a lead of 31 runs.

England’s Jonny Bairstow reacts as he walks back to the pavilion after losing his wicket for 162. (Photo by Lindsey Parnaby / AFP)Source: AFP

It represented a remarkable recovery after they had collapsed to 55-6, with Bairstow and Overton sharing an England seventh-wicket record stand of 241.

“Jonny’s hundred last week would have been special for him, to win the game for England, but this was on his home ground with the whole of Headingley standing to him,” Nasser Hussain said on Sky…

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